In County Court
Rapper Lawsuit Settled
By JOHN W. SIMMS
An Oklahoma City attorney who sued rapper 2 Chainz over an unpaid legal bill has accepted a confidential settlement.
Kent Bridge sued in 2015 in Oklahoma County District Court.
The attorney complained he was never paid for negotiating the Atlanta-based rapper’s “peaceful surrender” in 2013 after an Oklahoma City traffic stop. He had billed 2 Chainz $25,000.
Bridge dismissed the lawsuit in September. The attorney confirmed the lawsuit was settled to the satisfaction of the parties.
A separate lawsuit against 2 Chainz--over a canceled 2015 appearance in Stillwater--also has been settled. Attorneys said the settlement terms are confidential.
The rapper, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, and 10 others on his tour bus were arrested on Aug. 22, 2013, in Oklahoma City, after refusing police commands to get out for nine hours. Epps performed in Oklahoma City the night before.
An Oklahoma City police officer pulled over the bus because of a
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