6ix9ine Hit With $300,000 Lawsuit Over Skipped Concert
According to TMZ, the Dummy Boy artist was hit with lawsuit by concert promoters who have accused the rapper of being a no-show at a Washington, D.C. concert scheduled on Howard Homecoming Weekend back in October. In the suit, the promoters claim that 6ix9ine agreed to do the show for $60,000 but never showed up.
As a result of the rapper’s no-show, the promoters had to turn away thousands of fans who showed up at the venue early and waited outside for hours. Fearing that a riot would break out, organizers eventually had to tell fans at the door that the concert was canceled.
Organizers claimed they sold $165,336 in presale tickets and another $30,3000 in VIP tables for the event. They also claimed they had a difficult time trying to get in contact with 6ix9ne’s management team.
The promoters are seeking $300,000 in damages for the loss of ticket sales, rental expenses, marketing expenses and more, according to the lawsuit filed by the promoters' lawyers Jelani D. James and Donald M. Temple.
This news adds to 6ix's ongoing legal woes. The 22-year-old rapper is facing 32 years to life in prison if he gets convicted on his federal charges. His attorney is currently securing a $1.5 million bail package to get him out of federal jail. His trial is set to start on Sept. 4, 2019.
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