Eightball and MJG have filed a lawsuit against Tony Draper’s Suave House
Inc. and Koch Entertainment, claiming upcoming releases are in violation of
a settlement the group entered into with Suave House.
According to the suit, the settlement was reached to resolve a dispute over
master sound recordings that Eightball and MJG claimed non-payment of
Draper allegedly agreed to pay the back royalties and give a minimum of six
months notice of the intended release of any album containing Eightball and
According the suit, Draper failed to pay royalties for the Lay It Down album
and has partnered with Koch to release another four albums without notifying
The value of the two albums will be substantially diminished, if not
rendered valueless,” if Draper and Koch releases the four albums the lawsuit
Eightball and MJG are seeking an injunction plus $2 million in compensatory
and punitive damages.