Young Jeezy and his
former girlfriend have reached a temporary agreement in an on going child support
case in Houston, Georgia.
On Monday (Nov. 28), Houston County Superior Court Judge George
Nunn ordered the rapper to pay $1,400 a month in child support to his 9-year
Jeezy, born Jay. W. Jenkins, came under scrutiny in Oct., when
his ex, Tynesha Dykes, took him to court, seeking an increase in child support.
In 2001, Jeezy, born Jay W. Jenkins, was ordered to pay $178
a month, based on a reported income of $89.30 per month.
In Oct., Dykes’ attorney Jim Rockefeller came forward
and said Dykes was living in poverty in a rural HUD project in Georgia.
"Mr. Jenkins is one of the fastest rising Hip-Hop/rap performers
on the Billboard Chart, with well over a million records in sales in the past
year and a mansion in Atlanta,” Rockefeller said. “He lives in high
style, tours the country and is in the close company of stars like Jay-Z and
In a child support hearing in Oct., Jeezy was ordered to turn
over financial records of his earnings.
A recently filed affidavit reported Jeezy had an income of $15,000
per month, with $300,000 in the bank and $50,000 in jewels.
The rapper released two hit albums in 2005, one as a member
of Boyz N Da Hood and another as a platinum-selling solo artist.
The two agreed to various temporary visiting terms and inheritance
agreements, but both parties disputed the amount of income Jeezy was earning.
The Macon Telegraph
stated that Judge Nunn labeled the case the “most frustrating child support
case he's ever heard,” as both parties remained locked in financial dispute.