Kanye West and his team went on to chain a production company with broken payment promises, which eventually ballooned to more than $7 million… according to the company, which is now suing Ye.
According to the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, Phantom Labs says it worked on several large-scale projects with Kanye between June 2021 and March 2022. Among the ventures were 4 Weeks of Sunday Service, a listening event for “Donda 2,” the “Free Larry Hoover” To display with Duck and her canceled performance at Coachella in 2022.
Ghost, replaced by a lawyer Howard KingSays at first, Ye and his team were good at making the payments — but it wasn’t long before the bills started piling up — and in February 2022, they say they owed over $6 million.
The docs say Ye allegedly promised to settle his debt with Phantom, using the $9 million he was supposed to earn at Coachella, but when he unexpectedly canceled the festival, Phantom says it became clear that Ye was not going to pay.
Phantom says that in addition to the $6 million tab Ye already had with the company, they’ve been hit with an additional $1.1 million in Coachella-related cancellation fees that they also want Ye. covers.
TMZ broke the story, Kanye back from Coachella less than 2 weeks before the start of the festival. Although the reason for his cancellation is still not fully known, he made the decision after a difficult few months which saw him go after Kim Kardashian.
The weekend and Swedish house mafia ultimately filled Kanye’s headlinerand received a ton of praise for an amazing performance.
As for Phantom, they are suing for breach of contract, among other things, and want Ye to pay the $7.1 million owed to them, and more.