Rocko Asks Judge To Reach Into Future’s Pocket For Tour Money In New Lawsuit
(AllHipHop News) Rapper and producer Rocko has asked a judge to force Future to put money aside to cover the potential costs of their ongoing breach of contract dispute.
Rocko, real name Rodney Ramone Hill, Jr., launched legal action last summer, accusing the “Jumpman” hitmaker of breaking the terms of their contract after signing Future to his A1 Recordings label in 2011.
The deal allegedly required Future to record his first six albums with the company, but he allegedly made a side deal with Epic Records executives, who distributed his music, and earned himself millions in advances while reportedly leaving Rocko out of the picture.
Future has denied the accusations, claiming his deal with A1 was not exclusive, and he filed a countersuit in September.
As the legal proceedings rumble on, Rocko has expressed concern about Future’s spending habits, and he wants Ciara’s ex to put some of his salary from his upcoming tour in escrow in the event of his victory in his $10 million lawsuit.
According to TMZ.com, the A1 Recordings boss estimates Future is set to earn more than $5 million from the “Nobody Safe” trek, which begins later this month.
The judge overseeing the case has yet to rule on the request.
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