Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Manager Sues Louis Vuitton

Following an injury at Kanye West’s 30th birthday bash, a man who manages Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is suing designer clothing company Louis Vuitton, who held the event in their upscale Fifth Avenue location.

New York’s Daily News reports that when Steve Lobel attended the party for West on June 7, 2007 a temporary panel that was hanging on the wall fell on his head. Lobel claims the unstable piece was used to make the store look more like a club for the event.

In addition to L.V., Lobel has also named the promoter Tony Berger of Relevent Group LLC. in his suit, which he recently filed in Queens Supreme Court. He is seeking unspecified damages.

This is not the first time a man from the rap industry was harmed in the midtown LV shop. As XXLMag.com previously reported, last December Dipset Capo Jim Jones got into a scuffle at the store with Ne-Yo’s manager JaVogn Smith – brother to rival Jay-Z’s right hand man Tyran “Ty Ty” Smith. Charged with misdemeanor assault, Jones plead not guilty in the case. He is expected back in court on March 24th – the same day that his new album Pray IV Reign hits stores. – Elan Mancini

  • Jamal7Mile

    Does anybody remember those shirts that came out way back, I mean waaaaay back (hey 50) with Mickey Mouse, Popeye, Bugs Bunny and a bunch of other cartoon characters rockin’ LV, dookie rope chains, finger rings, etc? They usually had a wad of cash in their hands and they were standing next to a Jeep or Benz. THINK HARD NOW! They came out in ’86-87.

    Just wondering…

    • http://www.ronmexicocity.com ron mexico

      a LOT of gucci too in them shirts, posters, velvet ghetto mall photo backgrounds, etc.

      • Jamal7Mile

        Yup, Gucci too!! And raccoon hats with the tail in the back! (see LL Cool J “I Need Love” video. Why? IDK, I just think it’s there somewhere).

        *sheds a tear*

    • D-Block

      i had the g’d up donald duck shirt when i was like 5 lmao

  • Mutada al sader the king

    ^^ I remember them shits !! I had like 3, every kid I know had one. LOL I cant belive I forgot about them shits. LOL

    • Jamal7Mile

      ALRIGHT!! SOMEBODY respected on this site know what I’m talking about! This was 7th grade for me Mutada. Didn’t know shit back then but I thought that those shirts were a cool alternative to actually wearing 3-inch circumference dookie chains (my Moms wasn’t about to buy me that “rob me/kill me chain”).

      I also can remember fellow 7th graders walking around w/grown man briefcases to hold their schoolbooks and homework.

      This would be a great topic for my new blogsite… only thing is I don’t have any pics of all of that old stuff, which is important to me if I want to publish a blog.

      Oh well…

  • Zulu1925

    I copped some of those on a school trip to D.C. in like ’86 (I’m from the N.O.) – Mickey Mouse with the slogan “Run, Joe!” Probably from the go-go song from that timeframe.

  • $ykotic

    Naw I didn’t rock those.

    I was into the velour Fila suits with the leather /suede Bally boots. 3 finger rings and a shearling 8ball jacket. No dookie rope but a 3mm one on a diamond cut nameplate!

    Wow Mall you got me going back!

    • levi

      im callin bullshit

  • doe

    Steve Lobel is Bone Thug’s FORMER manager..