Former Roc-A-Fella Records co-owner Damon “Dame” Dash has reportedly named music stars Kanye West and Mariah Carey in a high-profile lawsuit against movie director Lee Daniels.
According to reports, Dash filed a complaint and name-dropped both musicians in Manhattan Supreme Court Monday (September 22).
“There are pretty notable potential witnesses there,” said his lawyer Natraj Bhushan. Dash mentioned the renowned rapper and pop diva among those who can boost his assertion that he was cheated out of investments to numerous flicks, including the hit movies “Precious,” “The Butler” and “The Paperboy.” (NY Daily News)
Dash took legal action against Daniels over the summer according to these details…
Summer reports revealed Dash accused Daniels of owing him credits on a handful of films.
Damon Dash, the music mogul who blew through a $50 million fortune and is reported to be deeply in debt, is suing Hollywood director Lee Daniels for $25 million. In Manhattan Supreme Court papers filed Thursday, Dash says Daniels owes him money and executive producer credits on at least half a dozen movies and television projects including “The Butler,” “Precious,” and “The Paperboy.” (NY Daily News)
Dame recently dished out his interest in working with ex-business partner Jay Z for a 20th anniversary tour.
“Oh sh*t @raquelmhorn just let me know it’s reasonable doubts 18th birthday…so glad we fought to own this 100 percent and it still creates income everyday… Its funny… Me and jay still own this together we might have to do a reasonable tour…maybe for the 20th anniversary…that way we could all make some money… I don’t see why he wouldn’t…might have to holla #freebiggs,” Dame captioned to a cover of Reasonable Doubt June 25. (Dame Dash’s Instagram)
Last December, Dame sparked some online commotion after posting up a photo of himself and Jay Z in Los Angeles.
“@ava_dash and I had a ball yesterday…haven’t seen this dude perform in years,” Dame wrote December 10. (Dame Dash’s Instagram)
The reunion reportedly went down backstage at one of Young Hov’s Los Angeles concert performances.
The Roc will never die! Earlier this year, we witnessed Jay Z and Dame Dash reconciling after nearly a decade at a former Roc-A-Fella staffer’s birthday party. We didn’t hear a peep about them hanging out after though, until now. On Instagram today, Dame released another flick of himself with his longtime friend, Mr. Dash. Last night, Dame brought his daughter went to go check out Jay’s show in Los Angeles. It was the very last show of Hov’s Magna Carta Holy Grail tour. (VIBE)