AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 19: Tyler the Creator of Odd Future performs a surprise set at Fader Fort by Fiat during the 2011 SXSW Music Festival on March 19, 2011 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Roger Kisby/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Tyler the Creator;Odd Future
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Tyler, the Creator, the lightning-rod front man for Odd Future, was arrested in Hollywood late last night, TMZ reports. The ever-controversial 20-year-old sensation, né Tyler Okonma, allegedly trashed some sound equipment at the Roxy following his performance there and has been charged with suspicion of vandalism. Other reports suggest Tyler was arrested after assaulting the club’s sound engineer (noisy video of which is here). According to TMZ, Tyler was arrested in front of his mom, “who was visibly upset.” Moms! They’re always visibly upset about something.