Lil Wayne Reportedly Scores Over $10 Million Settlement In Birdman Lawsuit
By Isha Thorpe
June 7, 2018
As many of us already know, the two have been in a long battle that was both personal and professional. Wayne accused Birdman of withholding millions of dollars from him over the span of his rap career. This claim is what caused the two's relationship to be strained for many years. Things got so bad that Wayne threatened to terminate his Young Money label, which is under the Cash Money/Universal umbrella, in order to get the money that he's deserved.
A new report from The Blast states their legal issues are also a thing of the past. "According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Wayne’s attorney, Howard King, filed a notice with the court on May 23 that all sides are ready to dismiss the lawsuit," the news outlet reports. "Our sources say Universal wrote a big check to settle the suit and none of the money came from Birdman. As for the amount, we’re told it is 'well over $10 million.'"
The Blast adds that Wayne's Tha Carter V album will finally be released, as well, which Birdman previously confirmed. "We are told that Universal was comfortable with the massive payment because they believe they will recoup the profits from Drake and Nicki Minaj going forward — a major part of what Wayne was suing over," the site continues. "As part of the arrangement, Lil Wayne is now officially done with Cash Money and the infamous 'Tha Carter V' album will now be put out by Universal."
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