Rapper Nelly is suing top New York car dealers Manhattan Motorcars after alleging they cheated him out of $30,000 (GBP17,000).

The hitmaker is seeking $37,000 (GBP21,000) from the company for breach of contract, fraud and unfair trade practices, Manhattan Supreme Court was told.

Although the lawsuit doesn't specify why the luxury dealership - which sells Bentleys and Porsches - breached their contract, Nelly is fighting for punitive damages and legal fees, reports AllHipHop.com.