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Damon Dash Settles Lawsuit With Rapper Curren$y


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Jay Z's former business partner attempted to sign Curren$y, real name Shante Franklin, to his DD172 label in 2010, and went on to release two of the MC's projects as they worked out a deal.

Unfortunately, negotiations fell apart and Curren$y went on to sign a contract with Warner Bros. Records executives in 2011, giving them exclusive rights of his tracks.

He accused Dash of continuing to release his music and filed a request for an injunction and $1.5 million (£937,500) in damages, but Dash fired back with claims he was given permission.

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