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Scott Storch Sued

He Was Too DRUGGED OUT

to Produce My Album

4/2/2012 6:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Legendary hip hop producer Scott Storch
Legendary hip hop producer Scott Storch is being sued by an aspiring singer ... who claims she paid Storch a ton of money to produce her album ... but he was too drugged out to get the job done.

The woman on the attack is Treena Ruberg ... who claims Storch -- who's worked with superstars like Dr. Dre, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and more -- agreed to produce 6 songs for Treena in exchange for $45,000 back in October 2011 ... $30k of which she paid up front.

According to Treena's lawsuit, filed in L.A. County Superior Court, Storch acknowledged he had a previous drug problem ... but insisted he was now "cured of his past problem" and would be able to deliver the tracks by the end of November.

But Treena says Storch straight up lied ... claiming he "continued to have a drug addiction and other personal problems which rendered him incapable of producing any recordings."

Now, Treena says she wants her $30k back ... plus an additional $70k for all of the out-of-pocket expenses she incurred during the process ... including plane flights, studio time and having to hire another producer.

Calls to Storch's rep have not been returned.

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HAHAHA    

Bet you guys didnt know that all rappers/singers pay other people to write songs and music for them did you?

850 days ago
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PJ    

in the biz it's not called a "drug problem"...it's called "street cred".

850 days ago
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max    

He charged $45,000 for 6 songs? Man back in 2004 he wouldn't have even produced one ringtone for $45,000. How times have changed.

850 days ago
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wasabee    

damn she wouldve got a bangin deal, 6 storch tracks for $45 grand. thats close to a whole album and it would've cost you as much as a used bugatti if she hired him a few years ago.

850 days ago
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FallenAngel    

Wow didn't realize he charged so cheap. Probably doing lots of blow, not meeting deadlines and screwing over artists like Christina Aguilera didn't pay off. That what you get d*ck for selling someone else's songs without permission, Karma caught up to you. How does it feel to blow 10 MIllion on drugs and be so pathetic that you only charge 45K for 6 songs!

850 days ago
6.

Steinberg    

What's with this nobody? He looks like a damn zombie. Get some sleep whoever you are!

850 days ago
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Gina    

Not good Scott. Not good. If you don't get it together, you're on your way out like Whitney and Jeff. Hope he can pull it together. The truth is you can't make them change. THEY have to really want to for the long haul..Good luck to him.

850 days ago
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burning_plastic    

It sounds like she is trying to take advantage since she wants way more than she paid him. If she got one good track she would have been good, but her music probably doesn't have a hit single so she's trying to get some of his money.

850 days ago
9.

Jim in Cali    

only 45,000? I'm thinking there was some other "benefits" coming Scott's way in this deal.

850 days ago
10.

Carl    

Geez, he looks like he belongs to that family in "The Hills Have Eyes".

850 days ago
11.

just because    

godamn scott storch looks bad

850 days ago
12.

alex    

The look of death creeping in.

850 days ago
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pragmatist    

45K for SIX songs ?????????? WOW. He used to command up to 100-150K PER SONG back in his heyday. Cocaine is a hell of a drug, but it is NOT physically addictive, so there is no good reason he can't taper off and get to work.

850 days ago
14.

Mic Flex    

(Can we all say Scott Torched)

850 days ago
15.

Gary B    

He HAD to be on drugs to think Brooke Hogan was serious pop artist material.

850 days ago
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