Weezy Producer Hits YMCMB W/ $20 Mil Suit
It’s been almost three years since its release and Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter III continues to make headlines. This past week Darius “Deezle” Harrison announced that he is suing Young Money Entertainment and Cash Money Records claiming that he’s owed more than $20 million for his work on the multi-platinum selling disc.
The producer, who worked on such tracks as CIII’s “Lollipop, “Whip It”, “Prostitue 2”, and “Action”, as well as “Mrs. Officer” and “Let the Beat Build,” claims he has yet to paid.
A rep for YMCMB has yet to comment on the suit.
This is just the latest accusation against the label. Last year producer Jim Jonson sued Weezy and YMCMB for over $500,000 for failing to pay him royalties on his work on “Lollipop.” Play-N-Skillz also In 2009 Play-n-Skillz publicly claimed that they had yet to receive any money for their work on “Got Money,” another single from Wayne’s multi-platinum selling LP, Tha Carter III. —Ralph Bristout