Hell Rell Denies Suing Jim Jones, Says Previous Reports False

Back in September, Allhiphop reported that Hell Rell had filed a lawsuit against Jim Jones, E1 (formerly Koch), Babygrande Records and Tycoon Entertainment for unpaid royalties. The Bronx rapper had signed with Koch/E1 in 2007 and released his debut disc, Hell Up in Harlem, while his 2008 sophomore disc, Black Mask, Black Gloves, was released via Babygrande, but according to the report Rell had not been paid in full.

XXLMag.com recently caught up with Rell, who confirmed there was a lawsuit pending but clarified that the Diplomats Capo was not part of the case.

“This shit be killing me,” he said. “I go on the Internet and everybody saying I’m suing Jim Jones. That was a false report on the media’s behalf. Yes, I do have a lawsuit pending with Koch… but, no, I’m not suing Jim. At the end of the day we might all have our differences, we might not speak to each other on an every day basis for certain reasons, but, no, I ain’t suing nobody.”

In an effort to counteract the false reports, Rell called Jones directly to clear the air. “I reached out to him and told him what it was and it was cool,” he said. “He wasn’t trippin’. He was kinda mad [though] ’cause he ain’t hear from me [right away] and he thought like, ‘What’s going on with the situation?’ But nah, that shit is dead; the media be hyping shit up too much.”

As for the status the case against Koch/E1 and the amount of money owed, Rell said, “I can’t speak on it, but if I do win I’ll pick you up in the new Ferrari after the case is over.”

Hell Rell’s latest album, Live From Hell, is in stores now, via his own Money Maker imprint. —Anslem Samuel

Peep XXcLusive video footage of Hell Rell speaking on the case below.

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  • http://www.justice.gov.za GO-Getta’

    Grown-man talk.That what’s up!

  • dj nice wit it

    why cant these dudes stick to their gunz- i though this nigga didnt fuck wit jones no more-he the one who screwed your whole camp- you owe no explanation to that nigga-

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  • CoolerThanYou

    Ferrari My Ass!! Bum Ass Nigga!!


    See, that’s what’s wrong with us black people. This dude is talking about buying a car with his court winnings. Why doesn’t he post that paper up and be able to eat when he’s 50 years old? SMH

    • $ykotic/Don McCaine

      I “think” he was kidding. But you ain’t lying either…

      • AUFBRAND

        I hope he’s kidding main!

  • rich kid ldn

    Not sure what you lot have been listening to but Hell up in harlem,Get in line,eat with me and for the hell of it are some of the hardest mixtapes out hands down!!!Beanie siegel and styles.p are probably the only other artists that are consistant with it