Contact Us

Milwaukee Man Arrested for Impersonating Drake’s Manager

George Pimentel, WireImage

Yet another con man has been arrested for impersonating Drake‘s manager, and attempting to rip off unsuspecting promoters looking to book the rap star.

According to a complaint filed by Milwaukee, Wisconsin promotions company, Eagles Entertainment, Joey Turner Jr. (aka Jo Flowroshus) posed as Drake’s manager, Cortez Bryant recently, and bilked the promotions company out of a $9,000 deposit for a show scheduled to take place Sept. 1 in Milwaukee.

“In making his statements said defendant knew that said statements and misrepresentations of defendant were in fact false and intentionally fraudulent,” stated Eagles Entertainment’s lawyers.

This is not the first time con men have attempted to dupe promoters via phony Drake bookings. Back in February, several fake Drake bookings were made in the South by a man who similarly posed as Drake’s manager.

“It has been brought to my attention that false promoters and booking agents are illegally using my name and likeness to promote concerts and club appearances for their own financial gain,” Drake said at the time. “I apologize to any fan that has been a victim of these circumstances or feels let down by false advertising.”

Eagles Entertainment is seeking $27,000 in their lawsuit against the fake Cortez Bryant.

On September 20, Drake kicks off his official Light Dreams & Nightmares tour in September with the Clipse.

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of TheBoombox

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The Boombox quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!