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Waka Flocka’s Booking Agents Hit With $1 Million Lawsuit


Was it a miscommunication or mismanagement of funds?

The booking agents for rookie rap star Waka Flocka Flame have been sued again for taking money for booked shows but failing to deliver the artist.

This time, promoter Walter Conwell DBA as G.D.B. Promotions is suing Debra Antney, Johnnie Cabbell, Hitt Afta Hitt Entertainment and So Icey Ent for over $1,000,000 dollars.

In the lawsuit, which was filed in Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama, G.D.B Promotions claims to have sent a $1,800 deposit to secure Waka Flocka, with another $1,500 due when the rapper arrived at the venue for the June 2009 show in Birmingham.

According to Conwell, he was contacted by Hitt After Hitt and told that Waka Flocka would no longer show for the agreed upon date because the rapper was booked by JAMZ FM, a local hip-hop station.

G.D.B., which purchased advertising time with JAMZ for their scheduled event, attempted to reach Hitt Afta Hitt with reps from JAMZ, but couldn’t contact a representative for Hitt Afta Hitt to resolve the issue.

The lawsuit goes on to claim that Waka Flocka’s mother Debra Antney confirmed that the radio request was false and agreed to honor the show date on the condition that G.D.B paid a new asking price of $4,000.

G.D.B then claims that the week of the show, the artists road manager asked for even more money after changing the show date to November 28.

After hearing both sides of the story Ms. Antney called the artist and told them to perform at the G.D.B event, but because it was a teen show, the Birmingham curfew had already set in and the Plaintiff’s venue had closed, the suit claims.

Walter Conwell and G.D.B. is seeking over $60,000 in damages for the paid deposits, money spent on fliers, tickets and a renting a new venue.

They are also seeking $1,000,000 dollars in punitive damages in addition to attorney fees.

As previously reported, Johnnie Cabbell and Debra Antney were fired as booking agents by Gucci Mane while the rapper was still incarcerated.

At the time both Antney and Cabbell were facing lawsuits in connection to booking shows for the rapper and taking advance money knowing that Gucci would not be in attendance.