In 2013 and 2015, Collective Shout campaigned against rapper Tyler the Creator performing in Australia. This was due to the misogynistic and violent themes in his act which he was set to perform in front of all-age audiences. You can read about the history of the campaign in the articles below.
Jan 04, 2020
Back in 2013, after a supporter alerted us to rapper Tyler, The Creator's lyrics glorifying rape and extreme violence against women, we called on Immigration...
Aug 15, 2019
For those that have been following our campaigns for a number of years you will remember that in 2015 we wrote a letter to Immigration...
Jun 08, 2018
Content warning: This piece contains references to rape and violence against women that may be distressing.This week, Noisey, Vice’s music channel, published a piece in...
Sep 16, 2015
Music reviews and news site 'I probably hate your band' published an article exploring freedom of speech and Tyler the Creator. Collective Shout's Caitlin Roper was...
Aug 28, 2015
“Coming to the UK is a privilege, and we expect those who come here to respect our shared values." - UK Home Office As reported...
Why 'don't like it, don't listen' isn't enough: Caitlin Roper writes about Tyler the Creator for SMH
Aug 14, 2015
Caitlin Roper writes about the campaign against Tyler the Creator for the Sydney Morning Herald
Aug 10, 2015
Frontier Touring has confirmed that Tyler the Creator will not be visiting Australia. The announcement was posted on Frontier Touring's Facebook page today:
Aug 07, 2015
Over the course of our Tyler the Creator campaign, we've received hundreds of Facebook comments, emails and tweets from fans of Tyler the Creator. Many...
Jul 31, 2015
Coralie Alison appeared on Channel 10's The Project to discuss Collective Shout's campaign against US rapper Tyler the Creator