Tyler, The Creator Arrested For Starting A Riot At SXSW
Tyler, the Creator might have dodged the hit and run at the SXSW fest last Thursday night, but he was arrested Saturday in Austin, Texas. Tyler, the Creator was charged with inciting a riot during a performance.
Tyler the Creator was arrested Saturday afternoon at an airport in Texas … after cops say they had a warrant with his name on it — for starting a riot at the SXSW festival.
Austin PD officials say Tyler was booked this afternoon for inciting a riot at his concert Thursday.Cops released a video of the riot (below) — and Tyler is clearly telling everyone to break down the barricade to get in. The scene is pretty scary.
According to the warrant … a bartender at the facility told police he tried protecting a woman from getting trampled on … but a guy punched him in the face for it
Tyler cancelled his scheduled Friday night show in Austin and was arrested the next day. He was released from custody on $25,000 bond, and performed in Dallas hours later. Watch the riot below.