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Chris Brown / Drake Fight

W.i.P. Nightclub

Loses Liquor License

6/27/2012 5:34 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

0614_getty_chris_brown_drakeFrom now on, the only bottles flying at W.i.P. nightclub will be of the non-alcoholic sort ... because officials in NYC have officially suspended the club's liquor license.

The New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) ordered the booze ban last night, citing "ten separate assault and altercations beginning on March 11 2012, and leading up to a large brawl at the club on June 14, 2012" -- the night of the Drake vs. Chris Brown fight.

The SLA says it has hit the club with 17 Alcoholic Beverage Control Law violations ... including drug activity (twice) ... lack of supervision ... using the name "W.I.P." without SLA authorization ... and  "becoming a drain on police resources."

According to the SLA, the ban is "effective immediately ... no alcohol can be served or consumed on the premises."

Following the brawl, the club was shut down by the NYPD ... now it seems highly unlikely the place will ever open its doors again.


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blame the ring, not the rappers get a free pass AGAIN

819 days ago

Chris Brown and Drake been offered to Box - CHRIS BROWN and DRAKE CELEBRITY BOXING OFFER -

819 days ago


Awful for the business owners that these pieces of Trash led them to have to shut down. It's not the bar's fault, but the Animals that fight like children.

819 days ago


So an innocent owner and the peaceful patrons have ot pay because two ghetto piece of crap rappers can't stop acting like territorial wild dogs? Pathetic.

819 days ago


Good news for Tony Parker lawsuit because this proves the club have been lazy and therefore responsible for all those fights. Next time exercise your right to not serve this kind of people.

819 days ago


Btw this doesn't make any less responsible Drake or Brown for their actions.

819 days ago


And to think, a lot of this could have been avoided if these two would have said what men have for decades when they want to smack eachother..."lets take it outside".

819 days ago


Proves once again that money does NOT change the ghetto bird. S*** is always s***.

819 days ago


That's messed up that their fight caused a club to get shut down.

819 days ago


I still want to know why, with 17 violations and already ten separate assault incidents this place was NEVER closed down before the big brawl. I'm in no way excusing what Drake and Brown did, but holy crap, if you've got that kinda crap happening IN ONE ESTABLISHMENT, why weren't threats of closure happening sooner?

819 days ago


Chris (comment #2) saved me from thinking out a literate response - like he said.

819 days ago


You can take the man out of the ghetto but you can't take the ghetto out of the man. These two losers deserve nothing but jail time.

819 days ago


where are the killers of politicians and celebrities iin the USA that will work for $1 Send Email to

819 days ago


Whole bar and club system is a joke anyway, it's illegal to drink and drive but it's legal to keep bars and clubs open until 2am serving booze to customers...all of whom have to drive home.
Of course this has nothing to do with bureaucrats who make money from this ;)

819 days ago

chubbs McBuff    

"using the name "W.I.P." without SLA authorization" Could someone please explain that sentence to me?

819 days ago
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