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Lil Wayne demands full accounting from Cash Money bosses over Tyga’s departure

Rapper Lil Wayne has accused Cash Money Records bosses of withholding his cut from a deal which allowed his former protege Tyga to buy himself out of his contract.
Tyga was originally signed to Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment, but in December, 2014, he publicly voiced his displeasure at having to deal with officials at parent company Cash Money and its co-founder, Bryan ‘Birdman’ Williams – the estranged mentor of Lollipop hitmaker Wayne, blaming them for repeatedly delaying the release of his fourth studio project, The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty.
The Rack City rapper managed to strike a deal with Williams in 2015, which enabled him to fully cut ties with the firm in 2016.
However, it appears Cash Money chiefs failed to share the funds they had received from Tyga with Wayne, and now the hip-hop superstar is demanding they provide full accounting records to the court, as part of his ongoing lawsuit against the company, reports The Blast.
“Cash Money has never accounted to (Lil Wayne and Young Money) for its receipt of that money,” his lawyers state in the court filing.
Wayne is also seeking access to Cash Money’s documents regarding a dispute over profits from another of his proteges, Canadian star Drake, who originally signed to Young Money in 2009.
The latest motions are all part of Wayne’s bitter legal battle against Cash Money executives, who he has been fighting in court since early 2015, when he filed a $51 million (£38.6 million) lawsuit over money he is allegedly owed for his long-delayed album, Tha Carter V.
Wayne has been calling on Birdman to either pay up, or release him from his contract with Cash Money.
Tyga recently unveiled plans to take his own legal action against Cash Money bosses, once Wayne has settled his suit, telling New York radio show The Breakfast Club he is still owed “at least $12 million” from the label.

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