Drake might be in need of the best lawyer money can buy after being sued for missing numerous shows for a Chicago concert company.
According to reports, the concert company took legal action against Drake this week.
A Chicago-based company filed suit against the singer and his talent agency to the tune of $200,000 over dropped concert events. Status Entertainment and representatives of its partner company, Show-n-Off Entertainment, filed the suit Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court against Aubrey Drake Graham, the Canadian musician better known by his stage name, Drake; and his talent agency, OVO Touring, LLC. The plaintiffs claim they invested $202,800 in OVO Touring over a nearly two-year period to fund and promote Drake’s Chicago concerts, but were not refunded the money when multiple concert dates fell through. The suit claims the investments were supposed to fund three concerts featuring Drake, all of which fell through, including a March 15, 2012, performance at UIC Pavilion; and an Oct. 18 concert at the Allstate Arena. (Chicago Sun-Times)
Reports also say the concert company had tried to solve this problem out of court back in November 2012.
The suit claims the investments were supposed to fund three concerts featuring Drake, all of which fell through, including a March 15, 2012 performance at UIC Pavilion, and an Oct. 18 concert at the Allstate Arena. From November 2012 to April 2013, the plaintiffs emailed and called executives at OVO asking for the money, but nothing has been returned, they claim. The six-count suit alleges breach of contract, unjust enrichment, fraud and violation of the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act, among other things. It seeks a reimbursement for lost profits, plus attorney’s fees and other unspecified damages. (WLS)