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One of Britain’s most influential musicians accused Barbados’ most luxurious hotel resort of racial profiling.

And yesterday Sandy Lane indicated it had apologised to Tinie Tempah, a British award-winning rapper who shot to fame a little over a decade ago.

The entertainer spent a few days at the Sandy Lane Resort and posted a claim on his Instagram that an employee of Sandy Lane profiled him during his stay in late October.

The post garnered almost 600 comments at one stage, most of them being negative about Barbados and its tourism offerings.

Tempah, whose real name is Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, had been in Barbados to celebrate his birthday at the world-famous hotel. (BA)

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