Kanye Inks Deal To End Suit Over 'Lopsided' EMI Contracts

Law360 (September 23, 2019, 10:45 PM EDT) -- Rap mogul Kanye West and his longtime publisher, EMI, have tentatively agreed to a deal to resolve West’s claims that EMI locked him into a “lopsided” business arrangement barred by California labor code, West told a Golden State federal court Monday.

West’s legal team filed a document informing the court that the hip-hop icon and several affiliated companies had reached an “agreement in principle” with EMI to end the suit.

“The parties expect to draft and finalize a settlement agreement within ninety days,” the filing says without offering further details about the provisional deal.

West and a handful of his corporate...

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