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Mario Mims, who’s popularly know as Yo Gotti appeared in Court in Monday as part of his effort to ask the jury to set aside or throw-off the row a judgement of a whopping $6.6m mitigated against him earlier last month in a suit filed against him by Winston-Salem singer Young Fletcher, whose legal name is Lamont Fletcher.
Yo Gotti, was accused of wiggling out of a deal in which he was paid $20,000 to rap a verse over Young Fletcher’s song, an effort to boost the singer’s sales and airplay. Terry accused Yo Gotti of not signing paperwork allowing for that song’s release on streaming services such as Spotify and on sites such as YouTube. He also accused the rapper of trying to pay $150,000 to lure Young Fletcher to the rapper’s label.
Yo Gotti initial absence in court tripped amount
The initial amount of $2.2 million which was awarded against Yo goti was later tripled after he initially failed to appear in court nor make any legal representation.
This protracted court case as reported by Winston-Salem journal saw Yo Gotti’s defensive argument as presented by his lawyers, rejected. Therefore, the order to pay Michael Terry, manager of the singer, Young Fletcher, the some of $6.6m stands.
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