6,638 views | June 18, 2020 | News | By hiphopallaround
New reports claim 2 Chainz' problems surrounding his Atlanta restaurant "Escobar" continues. First, the rapper had to close its doors due to the coronavirus pandemic, like most businesses deemed non-essential. He reopened the "Escobar" restaurant again last month, they were soon forced to shut down after inspections by the state claiming that the guidelines were not being followed.
According to TMZ, the new problems revolving his establishment has nothing to do with the current pandemic, instead its the use of the Escobar brand. The family of Pablo Escobar, Escobar Inc., has filed a $10 million lawsuit against the Atlanta rapper over his alleged use of the brand without authorization. In the lawsuit, they claim 2 federal laws were broken with the commercial use of Pablo Escobar's image.
Furthermore, the Escobar family claims there's a painting with Escobar's likeness inside of the restaurant and that the menu includes dishes like "Escobar Crab Cakes."