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DMX SUED

Over Botched Comeback Tour

3/22/2012 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

DMX is on the hook for another $630,000
DMX
is on the hook for another $630,000 -- this according to a booking agency which claims X's legal problems torpedoed a lucrative international comeback tour ... and now, it's suing to get its money back.

The booking agency in question -- a company called Heavy Rotation -- filed the lawsuit in New York, claiming it struck an exclusive year-long deal with DMX in 2011 to book the rapper's concerts ... anywhere on the planet.

But according to the lawsuit, DMX was plagued with legal problems from the start -- a traffic violation in August, and two nasty child support disputes ... which led to a lien on the rapper's passport, preventing him from performing overseas.

According to the suit, HR bent over backwards to fix the legal issues -- coughing up nearly a hundred grand to cover bail, child support, and a slew of other legal bills ... hoping it would clear the way for the tour, a task that included lifting the lien on X's passport.

But HR claims its efforts were in vain -- because DMX continued to cause problems, hiring outside management that tried to book DMX on shows within the United States ... violating X's agreement with HR. On top of that, X couldn't resolve his passport issues ... and all concerts had to be canceled.
 
X's manager Jason tells a different story -- claiming DMX chose to sever all ties with HR after it put the rapper at risk with some unsavory business practices.

Still, HR claims it lost $749,285 on the deal gone bad -- and it wants the money back, stat.

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14 COMMENTS

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James R. - Los Angeles    

I don't memba them but I heard their sister's cousin's step-mother's great aunt makes $27 dollars on the computer.

863 days ago
2.

oleman    

Who cares about another rapper.....they should all get together with Jersey Shore Group.....

863 days ago
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KicksandGiggles    

Why would HR keep pouring $$$ on DMX? They knew the deal from the start & gambled on this cosmetically challenged criminal. If they get back 1 dime, it will be a miracle!!

863 days ago
4.

peachpie    

HR lost 750? Good! It should be thrown out of court. Dmx should sue hr for taking advantage of his weaken econimical state. DMX has had every kind of challege there is to have in his personal life and stories are legendary. Now with this company's pie in the sky ambitions with a guy who's been in and out of jail as long as he has been making music. I hope Hr will have to eat the lost. HR is stupid. They need to go out of business.

863 days ago
5.

Joao    

While it has already been said... I'LL SAY IT. Why would ANYBODY bail that idiot out, he's a two bit loser. They knew his history, that ghetto rat is institutionalized. He will spend the rest of his life in and out of jails/prisons, bailing on debts and dodging the POlice

863 days ago
6.

PatTheCat215    

He's been thru mad different phases like Masons to find his way, and now he knows that happy days are not far away. If he's strong enough he'll live long enough to see his kids doing something more constructive with their time than bids.

863 days ago
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Sincerity    

GOOD LUCK WITH THAT!!! DMX's "ADDICTION and LEGAL" problems are VERY WELL KNOWN!!! Heavy Rotation should have "NEVER" entered into this contact since there were "restrictions" against him traveling abroad. I don't understand "WHY" they "WASTED" money promoting an entertainer overseas that couldn't leave the United States. I really have "NO SYMPATHY" for Heavy Rotation because the apparent "RISKS" of doing business with DMX were staring them "RIGHT IN THE FACE"!!! However, whatever monies they fronted him to resolve his "LEGAL ISSUES" should be REFUNDED TO THEM IN FULL!!! DMX OWES THEM THAT MUCH!!!

863 days ago
8.

art    

in the first place who in thier right mind would front DMX any kind of money,hes washed up and was never that good to begin with,DMX was a legend in his own mind or what left of it anyway, some idots just need to go away and stay gone.

863 days ago
9.

MONIQUE910    

DMX is a Legend You Haters. One of the best rappers ever. He is one that actually talks about something in his raps. Not just money, cars and hoes but real life. He actually tells stories in his raps. Some of you haters probably never even heard any of his songs, but got the nerve to hate. Please shut up. lol. Haters make me laugh, because it shows they have no life of their own. This world is crazy. And I have never in my life seen so many haters and negative people until I've read all of the comments you people post everyday on TMZ. Pathetic! LMAO! Lets put your life stories up here so we all can pick it apart. Look in your internal mirror first people before start talking ****. Peace

863 days ago
10.

the street    

Seven Arts Music CEO David Michery stated: "Even prior to its official release, DMX's single 'I Don't Dance' with Bad Boy's Machine Gun Kelly has already jumped to Number 4 in the Top 200 of the Rap Music Charts of DJBooth.net. Two of the top DJs in the country, DJ Envy (105.1 in New York City) and DJ Flex (97.1 in New York City) said it all: The single is a 'smash' and 'Love the single.'"

854 days ago
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the street    

Seven Arts Music CEO David Michery stated: "Even prior to its official release, DMX's single 'I Don't Dance' with Bad Boy's Machine Gun Kelly has already jumped to Number 4 in the Top 200 of the Rap Music Charts of DJBooth.net. Two of the top DJs in the country, DJ Envy (105.1 in New York City) and DJ Flex (97.1 in New York City) said it all: The single is a 'smash' and 'Love the single.'"

854 days ago
12.

Trevor     

Dmx is a legend and a good guy stop hating.

The media is out to get him, and the higher ups don't like him because he wont be there little bitch like every other mainstream rapper you see today.

822 days ago

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