Drake Demands Judge Ban Any Evidence Of His Net Worth In Upcoming Trial: Report

Back in 2014, an organization by the title of Hebrew Hustle and the property of late jazz musician Jimmy Smith sued Drake over his observe “Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2” from Nothing Was The Same. They claimed the rapper sampled one in every of Smith’s songs for the observe. However, Drake denied the allegations and filed a counter-suit in opposition to Hebrew Hustle, accusing the corporate of utilizing his face and title on their web site to make it appear to be he labored with them. As the trial is about to start later this yr, Drake requested the choose to ban any discuss his funds within the case.

According to The Blast, Drake requested the choose to ban sure proof and testimonies from being introduced to the jury in his upcoming trial. In not too long ago filed courtroom paperwork, the rapper mentioned he does not need any proof of his “monetary situation or comparative wealth” to be introduced up in entrance of the jury. He believes that the data would create an unfair bias in opposition to him.

Drake additionally mentioned that he fears that Hebrew Hustle will flip the jury in opposition to him within the trial if they carry up his wealth, particularly if it is compared to Hebrew Hustle. The rapper claims his wealth is irrelevant to the problems within the case. He mentioned the one cause they might carry up his cash is to create some type of unjustified sympathy for them.

Hebrew Hustle additionally requested a ban on the skilled testimony Drake meant on presenting in regards to the worth of his model. The skilled concluded that using Drake’s title on Hebrew Hustle’s web site was valued at $1M which was primarily based on comparable celebrities such because the Kardashians to cost $1M for a membership look.