Allow Tyler The Creator back into the Uk

Allow Tyler The Creator back into the Uk

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emmanuella okha started this petition to home office

In 2015, Tyler The Creator was banned from the UK for “three to five years” over the nature of his lyrics, lyrics he wrote in 2009, lyrics he hasn’t written since … Goblin and Bastard.

1258 days since he’s been banned Despite being all about flowers and sunshine and love – and putting on the best Primavera performance – he remains banned from the UK.

He was rejected under terms of Home Office policy on “behaviours unacceptable in the UK” – a set of guidelines drawn up in 2005 to try to prevent suspected terrorists entering Britain. As it stands, he’s the only musician to be banned from the UK on the basis of lyrical content, his anger is read as terrorism instead of artistry. It shows a lot about our country views on urban artists.

The Home Office seems to have forgotten the fact that they’re currently blocking an artist who has already performed 25 shows in the UK with no incidents, over the last five years he has evolved from a troublemaking author of ultra violent fantasy, to a more traditional songwriter staring at their bedroom ceiling contemplating identity and sexuality.

Personally I think that he is a really talented person who deserves freedom of speech and to share his talents with others.

excerpts from Emma Garland @ Noisey Uk

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