According to a report TMZ a North Carolina judge has hit Yo Gotti with a $6.6 million default judgment after an artist named Young Fletcher allegedly paid $20,000 for a Gotti song collab that was either never released or was never recorded in the first place. TMZ says Gotti blew off the recording session, but they also say Fletcher was suing in part because Gotti never released the song, which suggests that the song was, in fact, made.
It’s also alleged that Gotti went and recorded a song similar to the one he was making with Young Fletcher before going behind the back of Fletcher’s manager and trying sign the artist to a $150,000 deal to his record label.
Last year, Gotti was reportedly served court papers regarding the case while performing onstage but he apparently never responded to the suit. During a recent hearing, the judge allegedly granted a $2.2 million judgment and then tripled the payout because the judge found “willful, unfair and deceptive acts” conducted by Gotti.
Fletcher’s manager, Michael Terry, told TMZ that they are planning to go after Gotti’s Bel-Air mansion, cars and other luxury items in order to collect the money.
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Story via TMZ – Yo Gotti just got slapped with a whopping $6.6 MILLION default judgment in a North Carolina court … and it's all because the rapper blew off a recording session with another artist after pocketing $20,000. According to a judge's order, obtained by TMZ, Gotti got $20k to sing on a Young Fletcher track back in 2016, but then refused to release the song, and instead recorded a similar one on his own. He then went so far as to try going behind Fletcher's manager, attempting to poach the artist for his own label with a $150k deal. Yo Gotti was served with a lawsuit last year while onstage, but he never answered the suit. Fast-forward to Tuesday … and the judge issues a $2.2 million judgment, but the figure was immediately tripled, because the judge found "willful, unfair, and deceptive acts." It's not over yet … attorneys for Young Fletcher's manager, Michael Terry, say they'll go after Gotti's cars and his Bel-Air mansion, if need be to collect the money. We reached out to Yo Gotti … so far, no word back