Home THE GRIP REPORT T.I.’s downtown restaurant handed walking papers over unpaid rent
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T.I.’s downtown restaurant handed walking papers over unpaid rent

T.I.’s downtown restaurant handed walking papers over unpaid rent
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Grammy-winning rapper T.I.’s upscale Atlanta restaurant Scales 925 has been served with an eviction notice for more than $1 million in back rent by its landlord, according to the Atlanta Daily World.

The eviction comes two months after former Scales 925 employees filed a lawsuit alleging unpaid wages. In the suit, the former employees claimed T.I.’s business partner Charles Hughes committed a variety of offenses, including depositing money from the restaurant into his personal bank account, causing paychecks to bounce, and forcing staff to work overtime without compensation.

Tip blames a business partner, Charles Hughes, saying he “disrespected his brand.”

T.I. posted a pic of Hughes on Instagram, saying, “He is NOT associated with me or my company in any capacity. We have NO dealings or partnerships outside of my restaurant . . . which was a HUGE mistake in hindsight.” The image was later deleted.

An August 8 post on Scales 925’s Facebook page indicated the restaurant has come under new management.

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