2 Chainz is confronting a $10m claim from Pablo Escobar’s family over the name of his Atlanta-based restaurants Escobar Restaurant and Tapas.
Escobar Inc., an organization speaking to Pablo Escobar’s family needs the court to banish Chainz from utilizing their marking for his Escobar Restaurant and Tapas, and the related promoting endeavors. The family is asking $10 million in damages from the Atlanta rapper, as well as an injunction blocking his use of the infamous Colombian drug lord’s name and likeness across the restaurant’s physical locations, websites, social media, and merchandise.
Past the restaurants, Escobar Inc. noticed that the rapper has showcased clothing, a site and online life pages utilizing the name, as per records got by TMZ. Up until this point, 2 Chainz has not responded to the claim.
Escobar’s sibling recently recorded a $1 billion case against Netflix in 2016 over the TV show Narcos however the case was later deserted. The trademark is currently being used to launch various businesses, including a cryptocurrency, smartphone (the Escobar Fold 1 and 2), and a 24-carat-gold-plated iPhone 11 Pro.