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Brandy Sued Record Label For Alleged Breach Of Agreement

imgresBrandy sued a record label for more than $1 million, alleging breach of an agreement to record albums.

The 37-year-old singer’s Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit against Chameleon Entertainment Inc. and its president, Breyon Prescott, alleges intentional interference with contract and business relations as well as a violation of the state Business & Professions Code.

A representative for Chameleon Entertainment could not be immediately reached for comment.

The suit states Brandy and Chameleon entered a recording contract in May 2011. The label released the singer’s first album under a five-album deal in October 2012, but suspended the agreement in April 2014 to delay having to pay her, the suit alleges.

Chameleon Entertainment then tried to convince Brandy to agree to a new recording and distribution contract with Epic Records that would have required her to pay Epic 15 percent of all income she earned from acting, touring and live engagements, the suit alleges.

As a result of the suspension, Brandy has been unable to complete the second album under the agreement, according to her court papers. She was owed $60,000 as of the time she announced she was beginning work on the second album, the suit alleges.

Chameleon Entertainment has refused to lift the suspension of the agreement, accordoing to the lawsuit.

 

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