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T-Pain hit with 5 Million Dollar Lawsuit

Posted By on March 24, 2009

T-Pain has recieved a $5 million dollar breach of contract lawsuit after kidnapping and death threads caused him to miss a concert last month in Guyanna [read here]

T-Pain was paid a $75,000 in advance according to the lawsuit filed Monday(March 23) in Broward Circuit Court.

Hits Jams, the Georgetown-based concert producer and promoter, along with three of its officers, also sued T-Pain’s Nappy Boy Touring and Chase Entertainment of Fort Lauderdale. T-Pain was to headline the Republic Day event on Feb. 23. Hits and Jams provided more than a dozen airline tickets for T-Pain and his entourage, including seven in first class. The contract also called for: a ”four-star hotel or better” with Cartoon Network and 24-hour room service; a stadium dressing room with a private bathroom; and bottles of Grey Goose, Gran Patron Platinum and Hennessy, and Gatorade and herbal tea. (Miami Herald)

Chase Entertainment rep David Abram claims he offered to return the $75,000 because death threats forced the singer to cancel his performance.

If T-Pain would of been able to perform in Guyana it would have been the biggest concert in years.

He had been the headliner for Monday’s Mash 2009 “mega-concert,” coinciding with the country’s Carnival festivities. T-Pain had been the biggest name U.S. entertainer scheduled to play Guyana in years. Local police say they are attempting to ascertain the identity of the person or persons. (E! Online)