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Hip hop star labels Brisbane racist

Tyler Okonma on stage in Brisbane.
Tyler Okonma on stage in Brisbane. Justin Edwards

A US hip hop frontman has called Brisbane a city of racists after performing to a sold-out show in West End on Sunday night.

Tyler Okonma, of Los Angeles group Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (otherwise known as Odd Future), posted a series of comments on Twitter over the weekend and yesterday.

Okonma, 20, who's also known by his stage name Tyler, The Creator, has nearly a quarter of a million followers on Twitter.

He told them people in Brisbane were "racist as f---" and he was "uncomfortable" and wanted to go home.

"I get this weird vibe," he wrote.

Read more at brisbanetimes.com.au

Topics:  brisbane


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