Rapper Tyler, the Creator Arrested

Rapper Tyler, The Creator was arrested on suspicion of vandalism in Los Angeles on Thursday night (Dec. 22). The rapper is no longer in custody after being released on a $20,000 bond.

The 20-year-old rapper performed alongside Odd Future at the Roxy Theatre on Thursday night. According to a press release from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station the Roxy staff contacted the police stating that Tyler had “destroyed an electronic soundboard belonging to the Roxy.”

Tyler (real name: Tyler Okonma) was reportedly taken into custody for felony vandalism in front of his mother, who was visibly shaken. A rep for Tyler, The Creator confirmed the details of the arrest, but has yet to issue an official statement.


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