If his Twitter and Instagram accounts are to be believed, Pusha T doesn’t take too kindly to racist business practices. The Virginia rapper took to both social media platforms over the past two days (June 1-2) to decry Venue Sports Lounge, a bar and grill in Virginia Beach.
Last night should've never happened @venue112 . These "imaginary guest list" u impose on potential black patrons is a slap in the face to the Great Neck community, Virginia Beach, and the 757 as a whole. My phone has been ringing since 6am with stories abt your racist ways. A history of reviews online and on social media share in a seamless thread of bigotry involving your establishment. I will never come there again. You didn't know me last night but u will learn everything abt me. And u will correct this wrong.
It seems as if Pusha and his party were attempting to enter the establishment, but were held up by what the former Clipse member believes to be an imperative from management to bar Black patrons. Pusha even found the culprit on Instagram and called him out directly:
You whispered a little too loud last night @jlinds112 @venue112 we heard u tell your doorman, "tell them we are on guest list only tonight." Unfortunately your other worker had already put the band on my friends wrist and wasn't hip to your racially motivated instructions. Doormen, we aren't angry with u. You were only doing your job and as doormen u are to do what you are told, i understand. You will correct this wrong with me, I eat breakfast in the area most mornings as well as workout extremely close by. Ask around abt me. @wtkr3 @wavy_news @103jamzradio @z104fans @hot91online
At press time, Venue had yet to comment on the matter; XXL will have new information as it becomes available. Pusha starred in the early- and mid-2000s as one-half of the Clipse, the duo he formed with his brother, who then rapped under the name Malice. Their first two albums, 2002′s Lord Willin’ and the long-delayed 2006 follow-up, Hell Hath No Fury, were critical darlings. Since striking out on his own, Pusha has aligned himself with Kanye West and G.O.O.D. Music. He has released one solo album, My Name Is My Name.
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