Lil Wayne Is Reportedly Suing Birdman For $51 Million

Bianca Gracie | January 28, 2015 3:12 pm
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UPDATE: The lawsuit’s alleged legal documents have surfaced. Click here to read Lil Wayne’s formal complaint via The Fader.

The Lil Wayne vs. Birdman saga has just got even more serious! The “Start A Fire” rapper was previously reported to be suing Cash Money Records for $8 million, due to a violation of contract claim that resulted in the delayed released of Weezy’s Tha Carter V album.

Fast forward to now, and that number has jumped to even greater heights. The rapper is now allegedly suing Birdman (aka the CEO of the record label and Wayne’s partner-in-crime) for — get this — $51 million! According to TMZ, he claims that Birdman is withholding tens of millions the label owes Wayne for the pushed-back album.

As stated earlier this morning, along with his freedom from the label Wayne wants to take Drake, Nicki Minaj and his other artists along with him. He is also asking the judge for joint copyright ownership of all Young Money recordings. If Birdman decides to pay up, then Tha Carter V will be allowed to be released via Cash Money. Yikes, this ordeal is bound to get quite messy!

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[via TMZ]

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