Kanye West Slams Countersuit Over 'Entire Life' Contract

By Britain Eakin (June 24, 2019, 4:41 PM EDT) -- Hip-hop mogul Kanye West's fight for liberation from an allegedly "lopsided" contract with his longtime publisher revved up again when he asked a New York federal court to nix EMI's countersuit following three months of settlement talks.

The case started chugging along again Thursday when West filed a bid to get it tossed, saying that the suit doesn't belong in New York since the iconic rapper sued EMI over his contract terms first in California.

West said in a motion to dismiss that the issues should be hashed out there, and accused EMI of trying "to escape" California's strict labor laws....

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