Lil Wayne Reaches Settlement in Lawsuit Against Birdman and Cash Money Records
Lil Wayne has reportedly scored won the ongoing legal battle with Cash Money Records, which means his long-delayed album Tha Carter V could arrive sooner than we think.
Court documents filed by Wayne’s attorney Howard King claim that all sides in the lawsuit were willing to move forward and dismiss the suit with Sources also claim that Wayne walked away with a settlement of “well over $10 million” which has been dismissed.
According to BillBoard, Lil Wayne’s attorney Ron Sweeney of Sweeney, Johnson & Sweeney LLC has confirmed the rapper reached a settlement with Cash Money Records, issuing the following statement: “Per our settlement agreement, the matter has been amicably resolved to the satisfaction of all parties. In terms of the particulars, we’re prohibited legally from saying anything further. I can say that my client is happy. He is his own man, a man that owns his assets, his music and himself. At some point, Wayne will let his fans know what’s going to happen next.”
Wayne and Birdman’s strained relationship has played out in the public for years. In 2015, Wayne sued Cash Money for $51 million, claiming the record label violated his contract terms and withheld tons of money after delaying his album Tha Carter V several times.