TYLER, THE CREATOR ARRESTED FOR INCITING A RIOT AT SXSW

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Tyler, the Creator was arrested today (March 15) at a Texas airport for allegedly inciting a riot at his SXSW music festival concert Thursday (March 13), according to TMZ.

The site says that the Odd Future rapper is in custody in Austin, Texas on $3,500 bond.

In a video of the so-called riot released by police, Tyler appears to be telling people in the audience to break down a barricade. The video is below.

Sunday morning, Tyler was released on $25,000 bond.  Soon after his release, he tweeted trying to distance himself  from the accident that left 2 people dead.

The drunk driver that drove directly into a crowd of 23 people, injuring many, killing 2, Rashad Charjuan Owens, is being held in Travis County Jail without bond on two counts of capital murder and 23 counts of aggravated assault for the incident. He is an aspiring rapper and producer.

Tyler, the Creator’s tweets about his arrest and the fatal incident are as follows:

 

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