Jay Z’s Roc Nation Reportedly Files $2.4 Million Suit Against Rita Ora
Jay Z‘s Roc Nation is reportedly suing Rita Ora for $2.4 million dollars for breaking her recording contract and failing to deliver promised albums, according to TMZ. In the new suit, Roc Nation claims that that over $2 million were spent developing and marketing Ora’s still unreleased sophomore album. The suit also notes that Ora was contracted to deliver a total of five albums, but has only released one.
“[Roc Nation] has tirelessly promoted [her] career, investing millions of dollars in marketing, recording and other costs, which was instrumental in guiding Ms. Ora to her current level of success and fame.”
The counter suit filed in Manhattan arrives only weeks after Ora filed her own suit in California demanding to be released from the label. If you remember, Ora’s suit claimed her contract with the company signed in 2008 violates California Labor Code §2855 and is no longer viable. However, all of this could possibly just go away. According to TMZ, Ora’s attorney, Howard King, maintains Jay Z promised to release Rita from her contract. It should be noted that Rita Ora is no longer listed on the Roc Nation site, which all but verifies she has left the label