Tyler, the Creator Banned From The UK

(Radio.com) Rapper Tyler, the Creator recently canceled four UK and Irish tour dates without giving the specifics of the circumstances, but on Wednesday has revealed the actual cause of the cancellations.

In a couple of tweets, the Los Angeles-based hip hop star says that because of lyrics from his past catalog, he is not allowed to enter the UK for the next 3-5 years. (via P4K)

Tyler's manager, Christian Clancy, posted a statement that goes into further detail about the circumstances, saying that because, according to the "secretary of state for the home department of the United Kingdom," Tyler's music "fosters hatred with views that seek to provoke others to terrorist acts" read the other reason here.

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