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Akon hit with website lawsuit


Akon has been hit with a lawsuit over allegations he failed to pay for an internet video project. 

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The R&B star allegedly hired experts at Atlanta Business Video in 2011 to help him create footage for Fantrace, a Facebook-style forum he helped set up to allow fans to interact with celebrities.

However, the site floundered and executives at the company allege they were not paid for their work. Officials at the firm have now filed a lawsuit in Georgia, claiming they are owed $127,875 for 1,023 hours of work, according to TMZ.

Feb 17, 2013 6:07PM
Why weren't they paid upfront?  That's how it's normally done.  Or at least a percentage.
Feb 17, 2013 12:18PM

Good work with sensible wontracts should be paid for .

Ii still resonates with much shamefulness that htese kind of things are still happening when there are lawyers all over the place . For gods sake get a damn lawyer if you dont know or cant find the time . Wventuall you will bw speaking to one ny ways .

Feb 17, 2013 11:56AM
Feb 17, 2013 11:42AM
$127,875  is made like every 3 minutes with this guy. aka Lady Gaga that's the only person on his label making any money at all.
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