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Young Jeezy

Fires Back at Alleged BFF

... I Don't Owe You $5 Mil!!!

2/17/2013 8:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0217_young-jeezy_gettyYoung Jeezy is a rap superstar ... so when some guy in Georgia sued him for MILLIONS -- claiming he's entitled to half Jeezy's budding empire -- the rapper had four words ... WHAT YOU TALKIN' BOUT????

Jeezy was sued last year for $5 million by a man named Ellerbee Demetrius, who claimed he helped make Jeezy's career and is now owed money from at least 4 of his albums, including  "The Inspiration" and "The Recession" ... both of which went platinum.

Ellerbee claims he has been best buds with Jeezy since 1995 and after meeting him at boot camp, the two formed a couple of record companies together, released a few mix-tapes, and spent their time nurturing Jeezy's career.

Not only that, Ellerbee says when Jeezy hit the big time with Def Jam, he executive produced those studio albums.

The problem ... Jeezy says Ellerbee is FULL OF S**T.

In fact, in recently filed legal docs ... Jeezy denies being Ellerbee's best friend (sad), denies forming ANY music companies with him -- and says he 100% NEVER entered into any agreements (written or oral) to share HALF his profits.

The case is still pending.

29 COMMENTS

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1.

JusMyOpinion    

Aayyyy! Jeezy doesn't owe this dude shiet. Just another bitter jealous friend that wants what he doesn't have, jealous that Jeezy made it big and he didn't.

610 days ago
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DeeMaree    

Does delusional mean anything to you Ellerbee? And after how many successful albums and songs did you decide Jeezy was your best friend and you had made him what he was. Better have some paper to back up your claims or this will be thrown out of court.

610 days ago
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mrsblackgirl    

They did use to be friends. Not sure why he would owe him moneyy though

610 days ago
4.

Ozzie X    

He owes me money for those "alleged" gold chains.

610 days ago
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Valentina1    

I'm not real big on rappers but I call bull**** on this one. Young Jeezy seems to have always handled himself well and seems to be financially responsible.

610 days ago
6.

Truth is    

First world problems

610 days ago
7.

Rich     

Who are these guys. RAP is almost dead...Earn it fast!!!!

610 days ago
8.

Mrugowsky    

So everybody has sued everyone else at this point. They want free money.

610 days ago
9.

(◉_◉) Brush Your Teeth (◉_◉)    

?? Who ??

610 days ago
10.

I'm out :-/    

"Be good to the people on your way up the ladder because you'll meet them on your way down" - Lucky Dube

610 days ago
11.

BISCUIT     

Pay Kinky B man..he was there from the beginning dogg

610 days ago
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speakMYbrain    

u reep what u sew so sign to so so def so so suck my toe.-drunk person

610 days ago
13.

Melissa lee    

He should first get some Chapstick or lip conditioner before he pays the 5 million. Isn't someone name big meech saying this guy is no help.

610 days ago
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Deborah    

I don't know who this guy is, but I don't understand the whole "Jeezy" "Breezy" "Weezy" names that rappers use ? lol I can't wait to hear "Sneezy, Sleazy, and Cheezy"'s new "songs".

610 days ago
15.

ex    

Can you imagine being the judge or lawyer that has to be in court listening to this idiot explain his side of the story...all ghetto fabulous and thig ebonic tones. Save it for the ignorant phucks that buy your music not our court system.

610 days ago
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