One of the first new stars to emerge in 2011 was Tyler, the Creator. Weeks after his single, “Yonkers,” was released, Tyler, the Creator found himself in the middle of a feud with B.o.B. Throughout the year, the hip hop world was properly introduced to the antics of Tyler, the Creator. Learning of his hatred of Bruno Mars, and the reason, the controversial rapper closed 2011 as wild as he opened it.
Tyler, the Creator was arrested on December 23, 2011 after smashing the soundboard at Roxy Nightclub in Hollywood. The Odd Future rapper had been arguing with the sound engineer. Once the conversation got heated, Tyler, the Creator destroyed the soundboard and was immediately arrested. Tyler, the Creator was arrested for vandalism.
Two months have passed since Tyler, the Creator’s arrest and he finds himself with more projects in the works. Without focusing solely on dissing others, Tyler, the Creator managed to capitalize off dissing others. But, his popularity has stemmed from his outrageous lyrics, filled with punchlines. However, the controversial rapper decided to pay off the expenses of the damages. Tyler, the Creator has given Roxy Nightclub $8,000 for the damages.