Pablo Escobar’s Family Company is Suing 2 Chainz for at least $10 million for Dubbing his Restaurant “ESCOBAR”
The keepers of Pablo Escobar’s legacy are suing the rapper over the restaurant’s name.
Pablo Escobar‘s family company, Escobar Inc, is suing 2 Chainz for at least $10 million … claiming his Escobar Restaurant and Tapas — there are 2 of ’em in Atlanta — violates federal law with its unauthorized commercial use of the Escobar name and likeness.
WHY 2 CHAINZ SUED BY PABLO ESCOBAR’ FAMILY
According TMZ, the company is pissed that 2 Chainz exploited the family name– regarding his ATL restaurants, their websites and social media — not to mention the clothing sold with the restaurant name.
The company says it owns the trademark to Escobar’s likeness and 2 Chainz is using the name to generate traffic and sales. The company says, for example, 2 Chainz has Escobar’s likeness painted inside one of his joints.
They also point to the menu featuring “Escobar Crab Cakes.”