‘Terrifying’ brawl erupts between rapper Headie One, 28, and a rival at Sony Music HQ in London: Workers run for canopy as blood is spilled on flooring of canteen earlier than battle ‘spills onto avenue’
- The brawl befell at Sony Music HQ with terrified employees compelled to cover
- Rapper Headie One clashed with a rival inflicting bloody scenes within the constructing
- Fears that the incident might be associated to a lethal long run gangland dispute
Workers at Sony Music’s headquarters have been left terrified after a bloody battle broke out between one of many label’s greatest stars and a rival artist within the canteen.
Police have been known as to their state-of-the-art new London workplace after plates have been thrown amid a conflict between Prime 10-selling rapper Headie One and one other musician visiting the constructing for a gathering.
Some workers have been compelled to cover beneath tables, however no one was damage.
It’s now feared that the brawl could also be linked to a long-running gangland dispute between teams from the Tottenham and Wooden Inexperienced areas of the capital that has left no less than three individuals lifeless and others critically injured.
Violent confrontations between the 2 sides have occurred over the previous 4 years. One employees member advised The Mail on Sunday: ‘It was one of the crucial scary experiences of my life.
Headie One is widespread within the UK rap scene, with a string of Prime 10 hits together with UK No. 2 single Ain’t It Completely different
The bloody scenes befell in Sony Music’s new state-of-the-art headquarters in Kings Cross, London
‘You do not count on to go to work and to be dragged into one thing like this.
‘When all of it kicked off within the canteen, some individuals ran, and others hid.
‘There was blood on the ground. These two individuals clearly hate each other however for it to happen when you’re consuming your lunch was surprising. There was meals in all places, in addition to blood. It was terrifying.’
Each events have been eliminated by safety after the brawl broke out simply earlier than noon on Wednesday. It’s understood that it spilled out on to the road and police are investigating the matter.
Sony Music’s CEO Jason Iley, who was within the constructing on the time, was left livid on the row. The label’s bosses have described it as a ‘likelihood assembly’ between Headie One – actual identify Irving Ampofo Adjei –and one other rapper. The organisation has confirmed it’s reviewing safety protocols at its places of work subsequent to King’s Cross Station.
A Sony Music spokesman advised The Mail on Sunday: ‘Sony Music takes the protection of its employees very critically. That is now a police matter so we can not remark additional.’
Headie One, 28, has loved a string of Prime 10 chart hits, together with 18hunna, which peaked at No 6. His hit Solely You Freestyle reached No 5 on the UK Singles Chart, and Ain’t It Completely different peaked at No 2.
Nonetheless, the Tottenham-born rapper’s drill music has additionally repeatedly been linked to rising knife crime in London.
In January 2018, he was attacked by rivals on the College of Bedfordshire. A video of the assault was posted on Snapchat after which YouTube, leading to ‘all-out gang battle’.