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.
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.
Dame Dash Ordered to Pay $805K to ‘Dear Frank’ Director, Producers for Copyright Infringement and Defamation
Dame Dash is being ordered to pay $805,000 to the director and producers of the film Dear Frank starring Brian White, Claudia Jordan, Nick Turturro, Lil Durk, and Columbus Short, TMZ reports. Director Josh Webber and Muddy Water Pictures filed the copyright infringement and defamation lawsuit against Dash three years...
Dame Dash has addressed the current situation between the artist formerly known as Kanye West and the Grammys, saying that both Ye and himself “don’t give a fuck” about the awards show. On Tuesday, TMZ spoke with Dame at LAX, asking the Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder about reports...
In case you missed it, Kanye West was removed from the GRAMMYs performance lineup. Following the news, The Game hit Instagram and let off a lengthy statement. Now it’s longtime YE supporter and friend Dame Dash speaking in support. TMZ caught Dash in the airport and let out a...
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.
After failing to buy the Oakland Raiders, Dame Dash wants to start his own football league I Club Shay Shay
Dame Dash tells Shannon that he has goals to start his own football league after failing to buy the Raiders. “I want to be the boss, I’ve tried to buy the Raiders. The NFL has no comp, I’m coming to be their comp. I’m going to take a stab at it.”
Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash appeared on the latest episode of Shannon Sharpe’s Club Shay Shay podcast and spoke about a very specific detail from a meeting with Jay-Z that led him to believing in doing business with the future legend. In the episode that came out on Monday,...
Dame Dash tells Shannon Sharpe that him and Jay-Z don’t have beef. “I don’t have beef with another Black man. That’s what we’re programmed to do: fight each other and not pay attention to the people that’s pressing us.”
Roc-A-Fella Records giant Damon Dash has nothing but good words for the “Famous” rapper. In Netflix’s new three-part documentary “Jeen-Yuhs,” filmmakers Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozahchronicle chronicle West’s meteoric rise to fame in the music industry. The 50-year-old executive signed West,...
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.
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.
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.
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.
The legendary Dame Dash checked in with the Power Mornings show co-hosts Letty and Teddy Mora to drop some much-needed knowledge and gems on tapping into a higher level of thinking, his incredible track record of pursuing new dreams and not succumbing to challenges, a new partnership with Fox Soul, and much more.
Damon Dash has been writing a sequel to “Paid In Full,” his 2002 movie based on Harlem drug kingpin Alpo Martinez — but he had been struggling for an ending until the real-life Martinez was shot dead in Harlem on Sunday. Now Rock-A-Fella records co-founder Dash tells Page Six that...
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.
After more than a decade, and change, of a weird animosity between the two one-time close friends, it seems like Jay-Z and Dame Dash may well be on the road to reconciliation (thank goodness!). Page Six is reporting that Dame Dash is willing to bury the hatchet with Jay-Z after...