Rick Ross no-showed a St. Louis gig and those promoters want their money back. They’re already out almost $75k because of Ross skipping the show.
According to the The Business Journals, St. Louis concert promoters, Black Luxury Entertainment LLC and Rockhouse Entertainment, are taking Rick Ross to court, suing him for $30k. That sum is the down payment for a $60k concert appearance fee.
Rick Ross didn’t show up and the promoter was left holding the bag, and it was a heavy one. He lost $74k on the gig in total. That includes the 30 grand that Ross took, 6,000 for the venue, $3,300 on travel and accommodations, $4,100 on marketing, and $25,00 on production costs.
A lawsuit was filed in St. Louis Circuit Court in May which said the parties contracted with the rapper and Rick Ross Touring LLC. They didn’t hear anything back, and Ross ghosted them. The suit says that Ross failed to show up to the performance after taking the $30k deposit.
Rick Ross has continually avoided this situation. Meeks and Watson’s attorney says they tried to contact him several times, attempting to reschedule the concert. Ross avoided their calls and left their messages unread.
We will have to see if Rick Ross shows up when this lawsuit comes through. He was set to get the rest of his $60 appearance fee when he arrived in St. Louis, but that didn’t happen.
What’s your take on this situation? Should Rick Ross give their money back?