Tyler, the Creator banned from UK because of controversial lyrics
Tyler, the Creator won’t be meeting the Queen any time soon.
The rapper and founder of hip hop collective Odd Future has been banned from the UK for 3-5 years, due to the lyrical content of previous albums. Tyler’s manager, Christian Clancy, confirmed the news via a lengthy Tumblr post, citing the exact reasons the UK Home Department banned the rapper
“The letter specifically cites lyrics he wrote 6-7 years ago for his albums Bastard and Goblin –- the type of lyrics he hasn’t written since,” Clancy writes. “Highlights from the letter include that his work ‘encourages violence and intolerance of homosexuality’ and ‘fosters hatred with views that seek to provoke others to terrorist acts.'” Read more…