Flying Lotus Stilled the Crowd at The Joy

Flying Lotus (Stephen Ellison) returned to the Joy Theatre on Thursday after a two year break from performances in New Orleans. His last appearance ended when Ellison spiked the microphone and threw a tantrum onstage. 

“I did what last time?” FlyLo said towards the end of his set. “I don’t even remember yesterday.” 

Flying Lotus Throws a Tantrum at The Joy

It’s not news anymore that Stephen Ellison (Flying Lotus) can be whiny. Last year, frustrated by the plight of producers in a rapper-centric hip-hop industry, he tweeted that “hella rap artists are rape artists.” His anger may have been justified, but the statement was tone deaf and prompted reputable publications to put out ridiculous think pieces like this one.

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