Tyler, the Creator Performs in Dallas After Arrest
You can’t keep a good man down. Tyler, the Creator performed a sold-out show in Dallas, Texas, just hours after his released from jail for allegedly inciting a riot at SXSW.
According to the Associated Press, the Odd Future leader was released on Saturday evening (March 15) after securing his $25,000 bond and played a show at the House of Blues in Dallas.
As we previously reported, Tyler was arrested at the Austin-Bergstrom Airport in Austin, Texas, earlier in the day and charged with inciting a riot. It’s a misdemeanor charge, which carries a penalty of up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine.
According to a police affidavit, the ‘Bimmer’ rapper encouraged a large crowd outside of Scoot Inn to push their way through the gate after the venue have reached its full capacity. Police on the scene working security said that people began pushing employees and barged their way into the club. One employee claimed that he was punched in the face by someone in the crowd.
Police released a video from the concert that shows hundreds of fans bursting through a gate at the Scoot Inn.
Meanwhile, on his personal Twitter account, Tyler thanked concertgoers for attending the show in Dallas. He tweeted, in all caps, “OMG DALLAS WAS GREAT! SORRY IT WAS KINDA SHORT MY ASTHMA WAS F—ING UP BUT SERIOUSLY THANKS I LOVE YOU NOT IN A SEX WAY BUT A HAPPY WAY.”