Federal Judge Dismisses $100 Million Fyre Festival Lawsuit Against Ja Rule — With a Major Caveat

Shortly after the now-iconic collapse of Billy McFarland’s Fyre Festival, co-founder Ja Rule immediately denied responsibility. Despite funding and heavily promoting the disastrous luxury music festival, the rapper – real name Jeffrey Atkins – filed a … Continue Reading

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Fyre Festival’s Billy McFarland Writing Memoir From Jail

Billy McFarland, co-founder of the failed Fyre Festival, is writing a memoir about the event while he is in federal prison serving 6 years for fraud and selling fake tickets to events. New York Magazine says the working title is “Promythus: The God of Fyre” (sic), according to McFarland’s girlfriend…. Continue Reading

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Trustee Asks Judge to Subpoena Netflix and Hulu Over Fyre Festival Documentaries

Just how much did Billy McFarland, Fyre Festival’s now-jailed co-founder, hide from his own company? Shortly after the start of the New Year, both Netflix and Hulu launched their respective documentaries on the biggest live concert disaster in history…. Continue Reading

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U.S. Marshals Service Prepares to Auction Fyre Festival Merchandise

Now, you too can own a piece of failed Fyre Festival history, to help jailed entrepreneur Billy McFarland pay off his debt. Last October, U.S. District Court Judge Naomi Buchwald sentenced Fyre Festival co-founder and entrepreneur Billy McFarland to ja… Continue Reading

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Notorious Copyright Troll Sues Netflix Over a Blurry Still Image In ‘Fyre’

This time, Billy McFarland isn’t at the center of another Fyre Festival lawsuit. Currently, Fyre Festival co-founders Billy McFarland, business partner Robert Nemeth, and Ja Rule face multiple lawsuits. In California, all three face a $100 million clas… Continue Reading

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Ja Rule Has Plans to Launch an ‘Iconic Festival’ and Artist Booking App

Ja Rule should’ve learned from the repercussions of the disastrous Fyre Festival.  Facing two multi-million dollar lawsuits, he still hasn’t. Nearly two years ago, Ja Rule and millennial entrepreneur Billy McFarland moved forward with an idea to ‘revol… Continue Reading

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Billy McFarland Ordered to Pay $3 Million with Interest to a Defrauded Investor

Things just keep getting worse for Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland. A county court in New York has ruled against embattled convicted felon Billy McFarland. New York County Judge Joel H. Cohen wrote McFarland failed to “appear, answer, or make a m… Continue Reading

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Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Top Models Face Fyre Festival Subpoenas

Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, and Emily Ratajkowski and other top models, as well as the modeling agencies that represent them, can now be subpoenaed for their involvement in promoting the disastrous Fyre Festival, a federal judge ruled. The ruling is part of a bankruptcy case involving the festival, which took… Continue Reading

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‘This is becoming the Fyre Fest of crowdfunding’: Anger grows as PledgeMusic owns up to late payments

‘We acknowledge that many artists have and continue to experience payment delays.’
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Netflix To Release Fyre Festival Doc: Watch The Teaser

The failed Fyre Festival is the subject of a documentary to be released on Netflix next month. The doc “gives a first-hand look into the disastrous crash of Fyre as told by the organizers themselves.” Promoter Billy McFarland received a six-year prison sentence. Get your exclusive first look at FYRE… Continue Reading

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