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Jay Z

LAPD Kills Extortion Investigation

Over $20 Mil Masters

5/14/2014 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0513-jay-z-tmz-4Solange isn't the only person Jay Z's tired of fighting -- outside court anyway -- TMZ has learned, the rapper's camp is no longer pursuing criminal extortion charges over $20 million worth of Jay Z songs ... and the Beverly Hills PD has closed its investigation as a result.

TMZ broke the story ... producer Chauncey Mahan was detained by police last month after Jay's people accused him of stealing the master recordings for several big Hova songs back in 2002 -- and then trying to hold them ransom ... for a $100,000 "storage fee."

LAPD confiscated the recordings pending the result of a criminal investigation, but law enforcement sources now tell us, Jay Z's camp has decided NOT to pursue extortion charges. As a result, BHPD will no longer be investigating. Case closed.

But the tale of the tapes isn't over -- we're told the LAPD -- which took possession of the tapes a few weeks ago -- will continue to hold on to the recordings until a civil judge tells them to do otherwise.

Now here's Solange punching Jay Z again.

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18 COMMENTS

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1.

MILK    

that's some real expensive cRap

71 days ago
2.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

Mortal Kombattttt

71 days ago
3.

LDB    

Jay Z was trying to recruit Solange to join the illuminati

71 days ago
4.

ASH    

DOPE
is correct.

71 days ago
5.

Waka Waka Waka    

99 problems and now a b*tch IS one..

71 days ago
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cluesarethere    

Another smoke screen.... We want to know what the fight was about between JayZ and Solange?

71 days ago
7.

Rigby    

Lol fake as$. Irs needs to check him out. Shady

71 days ago
8.

HRH Prince Michael    

"Hard-Knock Life", "Jay-Z's biggest-single"
was -yet another- song-jacked rip-off:
"Freaky Deaky World" by The Gangsta of Love
(c) 1998 JONAH Productions/Melchizedek Muse Music
$40M - ALL, in -near- DUE time.

71 days ago
9.

Joao    

LAPD Kills Extortion Investigation:
SURISE, SURPRISE.

71 days ago
10.

cluesarethere    

Whatever the fight was about... It must have been really juicy or embarrassing because .. so many PR stunts to cover it up. Now I really want to know.

71 days ago
11.

boo boo    

How much will the lapd try to extort in storage fees? Sounds like they swooped on dude's scam.

71 days ago
12.

01void    

His hat says it all

71 days ago
13.

Bob Johnson    

Why don't these rich guys fight to privatize through police. Once they see that they really work for the people they will f..k off.

71 days ago
14.

Joey    

Stop snitching JAY!!!!! Gangster hard, crying to the police. HA HA HA

71 days ago

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