According to TMZ, the scope of Lil Wayne’s lawsuit against Birdman and Cash Money has expanded. Initially, Wayne was focused on money he believed he was owed by his label. TMZ reports that letters from reps for Drake, Tyga, and Nicki Minaj have now been incorporated into Wayne’s argument. All three documents claim that Cash Money did not fulfill financial obligations.
Repeated calls to lawyers for Young Money Entertainment and Nicki Minaj were not returned. A lawyer for Tyga, Lee A. Hutton, told The FADER that he was unaware of his client's involvement in the suit. (Documents pertaining to the case were not publicly available by time of publication.)
In addition, according to TMZ, there is a new dispute over a $100 million advance that Cash Money received from Universal. Wayne says his Young Money imprint was supposed to get a portion of that money but never saw a cent. According to TMZ, Cash Money claims Young Money got a $20 million advance in 2012, plus $70 million for marketing and recording.
In July, Birdman told Angie Martinez, "[Wayne] forever my son, that ain't gonna change no matter what... What's going on is just some business. My perspective is: I'm gonna do whatever he wanna do. He's still gonna be my son... At the end of the day, no matter what he wanna do, I'm with it."