Kanye West

The 18-year-old Kanye West allegedly assaulted last week in Beverly Hills has approached the rapper’s camp for an out-of-court cash settlement to end the case without criminal prosecution.

According to TMZ.com, sources say the teen’s lawyer has contact Ye and expressed the desire to settle the case for several hundred thousand dollars. Furthermore, he doesn’t want go through a public trial and has been uncooperative with police since the incident.

As previously reported, the teen had hurled racial insults during a run-in with Kim Kardashian, calling her a “n****r lover.”

Both sides are said to be in negotiations.