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Video: T.I. And The Game Confront LAPD After Crazy Brawl Outside Hollywood Club

(Left to right) The Game and T.I. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images, Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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Rappers T.I. and the Game got into a heated standoff with LAPD officers early Wednesday morning outside of a Hollywood nightclub after a brawl broke out.

In a video recorded by TMZ, the rappers and their friends can be seen arguing with officers who were holding up guns and batons in a parking lot next to Supperclub. Just moments earlier, the Game and T.I. ran out of the doors of the club after they got wind that their "mutual acquaintances" got into a fight. They mistakenly thought that the police had beaten up members of their group, according to TMZ.

Here's the video of the standoff:

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However, what started the melee is that security guards wouldn't allow a group of men from the rappers' posse entrance to Supperclub, sources told TMZ. One of the slighted men got in an intense argument with a security guard and then threw a punch at him. A fight then erupted and security guards beat up two men; one of the security guards kicked one of the men a couple of time while he was on the ground.

T.I. could be heard in the video yelling out to the officers: "This a crime scene? There are a lot of people here to beat up. We've got good lawyers." They encouraged everyone to take video as evidence in case the police made a move on them.

However, even though the two men who were beaten up were taken to the LAPD Hollywood division station, they did not want to press charges.

You can see the video of the fight here: