The hip-hop star sued bosses at Think It's A Game Entertainment for $2 million (£1.3 million) in August (15), alleging he is owed the money from sales of his albums. He also claimed they misappropriated $159,500 (£106,300) in funds for a real estate project in Atlanta, Georgia and held on to $550,000 (£367,000) from a distribution deal with executives at Def Jam, linked to his hit album Type of Way.

In September (15), label chiefs asked a judge to dismiss the case and last month (Nov15), they took the dispute one step further and filed a countersuit, accusing the 26 year old of breach of contract, and requesting an injunction preventing him from releasing any new music and signing with a new label.

Quan, real name Dequantes Lamar, is now seeking to have the lawsuit thrown out, insisting he did not violate his contract and shouldn't be held liable because music representatives breached the contractual agreement first, deeming it invalid.

He is also asking for the label executives' injunction request to be denied, according to TheJasmineBrand.com.