** Disclaimer: Tip has nothing to do with any of this I just miss him and wanted to use his photo. **
Two former employees of the Louis Vuitton store at Lenox Mall and Gucci at Phipps Plaza were sentenced Wednesday in a high-end credit card scheme. Carlton J. Maxey, 40, the Louis Vuitton sales associate and Lee S. Brockwell, 32, the Gucci employee have each been charged and sentenced in the “Gucci/Louie” credit card scheme.
The two assisted James O. Omotosho, 39, and Aghedo P. Iyamu, 43, both of Atlanta, in obtaining several thousand dollars in merchandise from the boutiques. Brockwell knew both men and waited on them at Gucci, while Maxey aided Iyamu in obtaining items at Louis Vuitton, which included a $20,000 watch. The two employees are understandably well known in the Atlanta entertainment and Continue Reading…
I’m sorry to report that Tip won’t be releasing his “Swing Ya Rag” due to protests of copyright infringement from Gucci and Louis Vuitton.
“We spoke to them. The video, it’s done. But I guess it’s one of those corporate things where they don’t wanna be associated or affiliated with a certain type of brand. A T.I. video ain’t the best look in their eyes right now. No harsh feelings.”
“At the end of the day, it’s gonna be a time when somebody is gonna have to sit at my table, and we gonna have the same type of conversations. It might be something as simple as just a party or endorsement. One thing is, the world goes around and comes back. I can take it when it’s my turn.” (Source)