Joey Crack and his codefendant, music publisher Jelly’s Jam, made a deal with Big Pun’s widow, Liza Rios in her breach of contract case that will effectively stop it from going to trial.Lawyers for the parties announced the deal Wednesday morning during a status hearing at Manhattan Federal Court.
The terms of the settlement were confidential, but an expert testified that Fat Joe owed Big Pun at least $2 million.
“We are pleased with the settlement,” Rios’ lawyer Lita Rosario told BOSSIP.
Neither Fat Joe nor John “Jellybean” Benitez of Jelly’s Jam appeared at Wednesday’s hearing.
Big Pun’s widow sued the Fat Joe and music publisher Jelly’s Jams for breach of contract, alleging that Fat Joe reneged on a deal to split Pun’s music profits, and wanted his back royalties, advances and money from using his songs on TV and in movies.
“Your honor, the parties have settled,” Fat Joe’s lawyer Benjamin Stranzl said.
The settlement news comes one day after lawyers for both sides spent all day in mediation.
Fat Joe said: (via Fox News ): “I’m not even nowhere near.
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," Fat Joe explained how he's managed to stay sharp and stress-free after so many years in the rap game."This is a cold world," he said. We just try to enjoy every day like it's our last and live life like it's a movie.
Life's too short."He also discussed reuniting with J.
The newspaper also added that people who claim to be close to the couple are “convinced” an engagement is inevitable. Fans were simultaneously mourning and celebrating the news. Many other fans were crushed because they hoped to marry him...