Concert promoter Patrick Allocco says he was taken hostage at gunpoint and held for ransom, because Nas was a no-show for a gig in Africa, is now suing the rapper for $10 million big ones, reports TMZ.
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Allocco is claiming that he was held as ransom by Angolan promoters and their “henchmen” because they wanted their cash back. He was finally released in February 2012.
According to a new federal lawsuit filed Friday, Allocco wants the rapper to pay for what happened to him. Specifically, he claims he was was held captive for 50 days — during which time he says he was beaten and threatened constantly.
Allocoo is suing Nas for $10 million, claiming he suffered psychologically, physically and financially. He claims that while stuck in Angola, he was unable to business … and as a result lost his home and his company.
TMZ says they reached out to Nas, but so far he hasn’t responded.