Kanye West, the American-born rapper, producer, songwriter and entrepreneur is once again in the spotlight. And this time it's not because he's dropped another single. This time it's for slightly more serious reasons. The singer recently cancelled his "Saint Pablo" tour, allegedly for psychological reasons. Lloyd's of London, the insurer responsible for insuring his tour, seem to disagree with him though. Eight months after cancelling his tour, West still hasn't received anything from the insurance. And now he's taking the matter to court.

Cancelling the 'Saint Pablo' tour

Kanye West's "Saint Pablo" tour was initially going to consist of 38 performances, spread out over 4 months (from August till November 2016). West managed to attend most of the performances, only missing two when his wife, Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in October 2016. And this is where Lloyd's of London comes in .

Following the successful first leg of the tour, West and his company, Very Good Touring. Inc, decided to embark on a second leg of the "Saint Pablo" tour. They went to Lloyd's of London for tour insurance. Everything was going well until West was a few shows into the second leg. Suddenly he began talking politics during his shows and insulting fellow celebrities.

Within days he had cancelled his tour and been admitted to UCLA for what he claims was a psychological breakdown. He asked that Lloyd's pay the refunds for all the tickets to his remaining shows.

Lloyd's of London refuse to pay

Eight months later and the insurers have still not paid West a single cent. It is believed that they are refusing to pay because they believe that Kanye was simply under the influence of marijuana at the time of his cancelling his shows and that the psychological breakdown was simply a story.

The physician that took care of West has however stated that West, "suffered a debilitating medical condition, requiring that Kanye not continue with the tour.

West has since opened a $10 Million dollar law suit against Lloyd's. In a complaint filed on Tuesday West's representative said, "The stalling is emblematic of a broader modus operandi of the insurers of never-ending post-claim underwriting where the insurers hunt for some contrived excuse not to pay." The law suit claims that the insurers breached the contract.

It's difficult to tell which side of the story is true and at the moment neither side is really speaking to the press. All we can do is wait and watch as this ridiculously expensive court case progresses.