Busta Rhymes Sued For $6.3M For Bailing On NJ Show

Law360 (May 21, 2018, 1:49 PM EDT) -- Rapper Busta Rhymes, his record label and an Arizona nightclub have been slapped with a $6.3 million lawsuit by concert promoters after the rapper canceled an April performance at a New Jersey venue because it purportedly conflicted with a child support hearing, according to a lawsuit filed in New York state court.

Despite bailing on the show at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Somerset, New Jersey, supposedly to attend to his legal troubles, the "Calm Down" rapper, whose real name is Trevor George Smith Jr., promoted an appearance at the International Boutique Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, for the same night, claimed 808...

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