Birmingham, Alabama - A concert promoter who planned a "Welcome Back Party" to celebrate rapper T.I.'s release from jail is suing him for failing to show up.
Carl D Davis filed the lawsuit in Alabama this week. He claims he paid T.I.'s agents more than $50 000 to appear at the May concert, but the performer was a no-show.
Davis says he suffered chest pains, nausea, emotional distress and hospitalisation after T.I, whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr, didn't show.
A judge in Atlanta last week ordered the Grammy-winning rap artist back to prison for 11 months for violating his supervised release on federal weapons charges.
An attorney who has represented T.I. in the past didn't immediately return a telephone message.
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