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Lil Wayne ordered to pay $164,000 to producer

Lil Wayne has been ordered to give producer David Banner $164,00 (£127,000) over allegations the rapper failed to pay him for work.
Banner sued the hip hop star’s Young Money Records label in July last year (15), claiming Wayne owed him money for work on three tracks, La La and P**sy Monster for Wayne’s 2008 album Tha Carter III, as well as the song Streets Is Watching, from a 2009 Young Money compilation album.
According to court documents obtained by TMZ.com, a judge entered a default judgement in the producer’s favour after staff at the record company failed to respond to the case.
The judge has ordered record label executives to pay Banner the $154,000 (£119,000) he initially claimed plus interest, making a total of $164,303 (£129,926).
The Lollipop musician is also involved in a legal dispute with another producer, Bryan ‘Birdman’ Williams.
Wayne filed a $51 million (£39 million) lawsuit against his former mentor in early 2015, accusing the Cash Money Records boss of withholding money he is allegedly owed for his still-unreleased album Tha Carter V.
This month (Sep16), a judge ordered Cash Money accountants to open up the company’s books to determine how a $100 million (£77 million) advance for the record from executives at parent company Universal Music Group was allegedly spent.

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