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Daddy Yankee Sued

You Made My Eyeballs Bleed!!!

11/20/2011 6:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Daddy Yankee
Daddy Yankee
is being sued by a concert promoter who claims his eyeballs were BLEEDING from stress after the rapper bailed on 10-show concert tour in Argentina just two days before the first show.

According to a new lawsuit filed in federal court in Florida, Diego Hernan De Iraola claims he paid Yankee $820,000 up front for a 6-show tour ... and Yankee was on board.

Iraola claims he later struck a deal with the rapper's camp to expand the tour to 10 shows ... and they agreed that Yankee would be paid an additional $480,000.

Iraola claims everything seemed hunky dory ... until days before the first show, when Yankee's people suddenly demanded the $480k up front ... or else Yankee would pull out of the tour.

Iraola claims he PROMISED he would get them the cash once the rapper arrived to Argentina ... but the promise wasn't good enough for Yankee's people ... and the rapper backed out of the ENTIRE TOUR just 2 days before the first show.

Iraola claims he was humiliated by the cancellation -- and was so stressed out, he began to experience nosebleeds, high blood pressure ... and even began to bleed in his eyes.

Now, Iraola is demanding Yankee return the $820k ... PLUS he wants a ton of cash for all the damage he's caused in his personal and professional life.

Calls to Yankee's camp have not been returned.


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1033 days ago


I live in America and never heard of this dirt bag, low life rapper. How does anybody in Argentina know of him? Lessoned to be learned, never front that much dough to a rapper!

1033 days ago


"Daddy Yankee" who in the eff is that???

1033 days ago


He is famous in Latin America especially in Miami you dimwits.. just because you don't hear of him where your from does not make him irrelevant.

1033 days ago


Just another thug punk wanna-be-rapper who belongs in jail. And he belongs there. Can't ya' tell? See his earlobe? Just like a beotch, he's had earrings ripped out of his ears during a fight. How more TOUGH can you get than that?

1033 days ago


#20 elly . Oh pardon me. He's popular in Latin America. So why should we care here in North America? Never heard of him and that freaking ridiculous name.

1033 days ago


Ok, the only reason no one has heard of this guy is because he is a SPANISH rapper. Just because you don't know him doesn't mean he's a no one. There's another world besides english music people!

1033 days ago

Evelyn C    

Wow that is F!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Daddy Yankee you left your fans hanging thats not good now you have this law suite :{.

1033 days ago


"Gretel: He's popular in Latin America. So why should we care here in North America? Never heard of him and that freaking ridiculous name."
he is a such dumb person Shame on Him this guy is shame for latinos
my mother language is spanish and belive me the lyrics of his songs are pure manure

1033 days ago


this ppl are so ignorant what they don't know is Daddy Yankee is one of the biggest Latin artist right now and if you don't believe it go on you tube and look at all the views and concerts.. there are only few U.s rappers who are making more than him too so f*** ya.

1033 days ago


who is this guy?

1033 days ago


MAJOR guy in the latin scene!!!

1033 days ago

arale norimaki    

Daddy Yankee=vanilla ice

1033 days ago


Every single time someone gets booked they get a deposit, not a promise of getting the cash when u get there...

can you blame a dude not wanting to go play in south america for free ?

1033 days ago

say no to IGNORANCE    

Well< I guess is a lot better for TMZ to report on no talent Kim Cash$$$ Let me illuminated a few people about Daddy Yankee...Not only did he start the whole Requeton movement he single handed brought his new style of music to the masses!!!! His innovator in his genre and has made millions with his real talent and hard work!!! So PLEASE, before you start ridiculing someone’s career that you have no clue about....IMFORMED yourselves

1033 days ago
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