Huge crowds turn up to watch Tyler, The Creator in London

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The rapper, real name Tyler Okonma, was stopped from the entering the United Kingdom in 2015 by then home secretary Theresa May after claims his lyrics encouraged "violence and intolerance of homosexuality".

In a report through dazeddigital, with the rapper's appearance in Central London, though, comes news of a surprise gig this afternoon (May 18).

In a since-deleted Tweet, Tyler, The Creator explained that the decision to cancel the show had in fact been made by the Metropolitan Police, noting that the rambunctious crowd had caused officials to get "nervous".

Unfortunately, 30 minutes after he was due to take the stage, Tyler revealed that "cops canceled it", it being his presentation of IGOR at the Bussey building in Peckham.

After weeks of teasing his fifth studio album with a Twitter countdown and multiple Instagram posts, the 12-track compilation is resonating with fans.

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Tyler, The Creator was on cloud nine after being let back into the United Kingdom after his ban expired.

Despite having used homophobic slur on multiple occasions in the past, fans believe Tyler might be gay or bisexual himself.

It is the followup to his Grammy-nominated 2017 record Flower Boy.

'It's still such a grey area with people, which is cool with me, ' he said, speaking about the response to the lyrics. The juxtaposition of loud and quiet is weird'.


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