David Jenison of Mean Street Magazine spoke with Los Angeles rap trio Dilated Peoples who recounted a story of being kicked off a flight from Europe where they’d been touring back to the U.S. co-MC Iriscience said, “The airline attendants walked up and pulled us off the plane one-by-one. We were interrogated for an hour. It is an embarrassing thing, but I’m used to it. In the past, if I simply sit in a certain area of the plane, the flight attendant will tap me on the shoulder and ask to see my ticket. It’s a matter of fear breeding ignorance and ignorance breeding fear to create an extremely negative circle of events.”
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