Travie McCoy Arrested for Spraying Berlin Wall With Graffiti

Blame it on the devil, everyone else does!' the Gym Class Heroes star tweeted after incident

October 29, 2010 9:46 AM ET

Police in Berlin, Germany arrested rapper Travie McCoy this week after he sprayed graffiti on the Berlin wall and bragged about it on Twitter. The Gym Class Heroes singer, who was in town for a concert, stopped by Berlin's East Side Gallery, a memorial the includes a section of the wall. "The Berlin wall. I'm def gettin up on this before we leave tonight!!!" he tweeted. Less than an hour later, the 29-year-old tweeted his work, writing, "Told you!!! Had to do it, blame it on the devil, everyone else does!"

According to the Hollywood Reporter, McCoy and a 28-year-old accomplice were arrested Wednesday night, and were released on bail. McCoy continued to Amsterdam as part of his European tour. This morning, he wrote, "Just got to Copenhagen, Denmark, their beating me' in the head with press, I need a shower!!!!"

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

Music Main Next
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.


We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Road to Nowhere”

Talking Heads | 1985

A cappella harmonies give way to an a fuller arrangement blending pop and electro-disco on "Road to Nowhere," but the theme remains constant: We're on an eternal journey to an undefined destination. The song vaulted back into the news a quarter century after it was a hit when Gov. Charlie Crist used it in his unsuccessful 2010 campaign for the U.S. Senate in Florida. "It's this little ditty about how there's no order and no plan and no scheme to life and death and it doesn't mean anything, but it's all right," Byrne said with a chuckle.

More Song Stories entries »