Delta Air Lines kicks off the rap group Migos this weekend on their way from Atlanta to Des Moines enroute for a concert for failing to store their carry-on item in the overhead bin.
What’s surprising is that this happened after the plane had already pushed back and was taxiing, raising question as to why the cabin wasn’t fully secure prior to pushback, or if the items were removed after take off. The rapper’s manager claims that the rapper was asleep, so something doesn’t really line up here.
Per NBC News,
Rap trio Migos was removed from a Delta flight on Friday, just hours before a concert, and their manager is reportedly accusing the airline of racial profiling.
Migos were on a flight from Atlanta to Des Moines, Iowa, but the plane returned to the gate before it departed to drop off the trio. Their manager told TMZ, which first reported the news, that the three members of the group were in first class, and Takeoff’s bag was on the ground and not in the overhead storage as required.
However, Delta must have realized that they could be in for some bad PR and didn’t want to be accused of racial profiling, so they quickly got the rap group their own aircraft and had them on their way to Des Moines.
Delta has issued the following statement: