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Club Promoter Refiles Suit Against 21 Savage

Club Promoter Refiles Suit Against 21 Savage

Ralph Arvesen from Round Mountain, Texas [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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ATLANTA (CelebrityAccess) A club promoter how is seeking a breach of lawsuit decision against 21 Savage has refiled her claim as a civil case after it was rejected as a felony case.

Sadaetirs Kent Smith alleges that the Atlanta-based rapper accepted a payment of $16,500 for a Sept. 4, 2016 concert at Club Bo-Maz in Hinesville, Ga., but did not perform. Smith sued him for $60,000 for breach of contract and $1 million for emotional distress. The Liberty County District Attorney recently rejected the felony case, deeming it a civil matter, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Smith has refiled the case, requesting a trial by jury.

21 Savage allegedly caused “damage to the property of the event’s venue as he departed” and is accused of “sneaking out of the venue after getting paid.”

The promoter filed a warrant in 2016 but did not pursue it until the rapper was arrested in February for overstaying his visa and residing in the country illegally.

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