Drake Claims He Was Racially Profiled at Coachella


Drake performs on stage on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
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Billing itself as a ‘sanctuary’ from the stressful side of fame, it’s one of the most exclusive addresses in the desert. But Drake has attacked his upmarket Coachella digs – The Madison Club in California’s La Quinta – accusing staff of racial profiling.

The star posted to Instagram (then deleted) to vent about the luxury location – a private golfing residential resort set on 500-acres. The pop star blasted: ‘The most offensive place I have ever stayed at in my life with staff who pick and choose who they are going to accommodate based on racial profiling.’

The Madison Club did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Lots at The Madison Club sell for anything from $4million to $10million, and the website boasts of being a ‘sanctuary’ for the rich and famous. It claims to offer ‘many of the film industry’s elite a secluded respite from the rigors of celebrity’. The villas offer spectacular views of the Santa Rosa Mountains, along with world class amenities including a Tom Fazio golf course.

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