Dancehall artiste Tommy Lee Sparta is set to receive a substantial cash settlement from the Dominican government.
The often controversial deejay has reportedly been offered a significant cash settlement by the Dominican government following his 2014 arrest and subsequent deportation from the country.
Tommy Lee Sparta, whose real name is Leroy Russell, launched a lawsuit against the state contesting his “unfair” deportation from the country by immigration officials, which prevented from fulfilling a scheduled performance.
The latest developments were revealed by the “Not a Bad deejay during a recent interview with popular media personality Mutabaruka on his radio show.
Tommy Lee refused to disclose the exact figure of the settlement was, despite his interviewer implying that it was in the region of US $3 million. According to the deejay the final figure is still being ironed out with his legal team.