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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Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Sentenced to 6 Years In Federal Prison

Despite prosecutors’ pleas, Billy McFarland has only received six years in jail.  So, what’s in store for Ja Rule in the $100 million class-action lawsuit filed against him? US District Court Judge Naomi Buchwald has sentenced Fyre Festival co-founder … Continue Reading

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Prosecutors Push for Billy McFarland to Receive 15-20 Years in Prison

Billy McFarland – the embattled Fyre Festival co-founder – may very well leave prison no earlier than 2033. Prior to the Fyre Festival debacle last year, Billy McFarland was a very shady character. He had founded a credit called company called Magnises… Continue Reading

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Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Is Back With a Brand-New Scam!

Infamous scam artist Billy McFarland is adding more fraudulent charges to a lengthy list of scams. McFarland pled guilty to two counts of wire fraud back in March, with sentencing scheduled for June 21st.  But after this plea, McFarland disregarded the… Continue Reading

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FBI Launches Criminal Investigation Into Ja Rule’s Fyre Festival Scam

For Ja Rule and Billy McFarland, seven lawsuits and infuriated unpaid employees aren’t enough.  They’ll still go ahead with Fyre Festival 2018, despite a new FBI investigation. For those new to the Fyre Festival debacle, let’s do a quick recap.  Promised as a luxury music festival for rich young millennials, the event quickly descended into […]

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