We take a look at 10 instances when countries prohibited hip-hop artists from touching down on their soil.
Tyler The Creator recently made headlines because he was banned from going to Australia and the UK, due to his controversial lyrics. Apparently lyrics from tracks like "VCR," "Blow," "Sarah," "Tron Cat" and "French" have been ruled so obscene, that the UK doesn't want him in their country. The craziest part? This is nothing new.
Rappers have been banned from various countries plenty of times over the years, for petty offenses like writing inappropriate lyrics from the perspective of an alter-ego, to more serious crimes like battery. Our neighbors in Canada have banned quite a few of the MCs on this list, for a variety of reasons.