DaBaby has scored a legal victory in a $6 million lawsuit that accused him of battery in 2020.
As TMZ reported, concert promoter Kenneth Carey had hired DaBaby that year as a host for a Miami event. When the two were unable to agree on the fee, Carey claimed a fight broke out. He said the rapper assaulted him, and robbed him and his friend.
DaBaby was initially charged with criminal battery, which prosecutors later dropped. After a five-day trial, he came out victorious.
“Along with our client, Jonathan Kirk (DaBaby), we are thrilled that this federal jury, after a five-day trial, came to the same conclusion that we have maintained for almost 3 years – that these plaintiffs were attempting to use the legal system to shake down Mr. Kirk,” the rapper’s attorney Drew Findling told TMZ Hip Hop. “Mr. Kirk deserves all the credit in the world for not caving in to these plaintiffs’ cash demands and having the confidence in the facts and his legal team to take this to a jury trial for a complete and total victory!”
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