Ellerbee v. Jenkins

VERDICT

Trial
10/26/15 – 10/30/15

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Summary

Demetrius Ellerbee aka Kinky B is a former business associate of Jay Jenkins aka Young Jeezy. He claims he is entitled to a large portion of Jeezy's royalties and earnings as Jeezy's partner. Ellerbee specifically claimed he brokered Jeezy's recording arrangement with Def Jam. Ellerbee's attorney is seeking at least $5 million plus attorney's fees.

Outcome

Verdict for the defense:

Plaintiff is not entitled to 50% of Defendant's earnings under the recording contract with Def Jam Recordings.

Verdict for the defense of conversion and RICO counts.

No punitive damages.

Fulton County Superior Court

Sessions

Recording Disclaimer: This proceeding was recorded in full.

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