Tyler, the Creator cancels Australian tour due to feminist protests
Rapper Tyler, the Creator of the hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All has cancelled his upcoming Australian tour. The tour was protested by groups including feminist activists Collective Shout, who said his "songs advocat[ed] rape and extreme violence against women" and cited his behavior on earlier tours.
Tyler said in a statement on Facebook, "We would much rather come to Australia when it isn't surrounded in controversy. I love my fans there and hopefully I'll be back soon. Don't do drugs."
In a tweet last month, the rapper also claimed that he'd been blocked from entering the country, but Pitchfork reported that this was false.