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Writer wins legal battle against Dame Dash, labels him a culture vulture

The ongoing battle between Damon Dash and his longtime girlfriend Raquel Horn and writer-filmmaker E.W. Brooks has played out in court over the last year. In 2021, Dash’s company Poppington LLC, was ordered to pay Brooks $300K for the illegal and unauthorized streaming of her film on Dame Dash Studios. After Brooks won her case, Horn sued Brooks for the imagery on the Mafietta: Rise of a Female Boss book and movie imagery. Dash was listed as the director of the film written by Brooks and Alicia Allen.
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Dame Dash Says Tommy Hilfiger Wanted To Buy Rocawear for $450 Million

Over the past few years, Dame Dash has gone on multiple podcasts where he has talked about his time during Roc-A-Fella. During a new interview with Revolt TV’s Assets Over Liabilities, Dash shared that at one point, clothing giant Tommy Hilfiger wanted to buy Rocawear for hundreds of millions of dollars.
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Jay-Z and Dame Dash Attempting to Reach Settlement in ‘Reasonable Doubt’ NFT Lawsuit

Damon Dash and Jay-Z are involved in settlement talks surrounding Dame’s intention to sell virtual ownership of his portion of Reasonable Doubt’s copyright. Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella sued Dash last June after he attempted to auction the rights with an NFT. In court documents reviewed by Complex, Jay’s attorney Alex Spiro said in a Tuesday filing in Manhattan federal court that both sides are “in the process of meeting and conferring to determine whether they can reach a settlement agreement that would resolve this case.” The filing comes after U.S. District Court Judge John Cronan temporarily blocked the sale last June.
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Dame Dash Calls Kanye “Our New Michael Jackson”

Despite the negative press Kanye gets in the media, it’s hard to deny his genius, and his documentary jeen-yuhs only proves that. Many people caught on to West’s genius early on, specifically Dame Dash, who ended up signing Ye to Roc-A-Fella in the early 2000s. In a recent interview with The Jasmine Brand, the Roc-A-Fella records co-founder reflected on Ye’s two-decade-long career in the industry.
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Dame Dash on ‘jeen-yuhs’ and How Kanye Became ‘Our New Michael Jackson’

Dame Dash is opening up about his thoughts on Coodie and Chike’s jeen-yuhs. The three-act Netflix documentary—a product of 20 years of footage of the artist formerly known as Kanye West—features some on-camera input from Dame himself during his Roc-A-Fella days in the early ’00s. But as he reflects now, he never expected Ye to become as big as he is today.
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Dame Dash Says ‘Paid in Full 2’ is Being Filmed in Newark

Paid in Full fans should apparently get ready for the film’s sequel. Dame Dash—who produced the 2002 crime drama—told AllHipHop that the second chapter of Paid in Full is being shot in Newark, New Jersey. “It’s what happens after [they] put all that work on the street, and somebody had to get that money back,” Dash said.
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Dame Dash Says Kanye West Was the Only One at Roc-A-Fella to Give Him ‘Proper Respect’

Dame Dash says no one at Roc-A-Fella ever showed him “proper respect”—except for Kanye West. The hip-hop mogul made the claim in the latest episode of Bootleg Kev’s eponymous podcast, where he briefly discussed Ye’s explosive Drink Champs interview. During the extensive two-part sit down, Ye praised Dash as a “visionary” and even described him as the “original Black hipster.” Dash, who co-founded Roc-A-Fella Records alongside Jay-Z, was seemingly flattered by the compliment, but was hesitant to speak too much on the Donda artist.
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Dame Dash Says He’s Ready To Squash Beef with Jay-Z Following Rock & Roll Shout Out

Damon Dash says he’s ready to end bitter beef with Jay-Z. At the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Jay surprised audience by shouting out Dame Dash with whom he’s been in beef for the past 20 years. “Shout out to Dame [Dash]; I know we don’t see eye to eye, but I can never erase your accomplishments, and I appreciate you and thank you for that,” said Jay during the speech which you can watch here.
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