Prince Claims Debt Collector Owes Him $116K

Capital Asset Protection, a debt collecting agency, recently withdrew over $116,000 from Prince’s bank account and now, he wants his money back. CAP withdrew amounts of $105,949.14 and $10,278.94 back in June but in documents recently submitted by Prince reveal that a judge vacated that original judgement in October, 2011 and thereby zeroing his debt to the production company. The collection was made from a lawsuit originally stating that... Read More

Software developer suing Beyonce for $100 Million

Gate Five, Software developer alleged Beyonce agreed to develop a motion-sense video game called ‘Starpower: Beyonce’ for $20 million, but had a change of heart at the last minute on the deal. Gate Five is suing for a breach of contract, claiming that due to Beyonce reneging, she cost over 70 people their jobs and destroyed their business. “Gate Five was slated to meet with financiers on Dec. 6, 2010, and claims Beyonce bailed on them... Read More

Rapper Curren$y speaks out

  Curren$y and Damon Dash may not see eye to eye, but the Hot Spitter admits that he learned a lot trying to do business with his one-time friend. On Sunday, TMZ reported that Curren$y filed a lawsuit against Dame claiming that the former Roc-A-Fella CEO was selling his music without permission and is now seeking $1.5 million in damages. During an interview with MTV News last week, the New Orleans MC admitted that he has learned a lot working... Read More

Dame Dash has responded to the lawsuit

Dame Dash has responded to the lawsuit filed by rapper Curren$y, due to his music being released without his consent. Joshua E. Seidman, Damon Dash’s attorney  spoke on his behalf: “My client’s initial reaction to the lawsuit was that of surprise, particularly in light of Curren$y’s numerous statements that the ‘Muscle Car Chronicles’ would be released by BluRoc. On March 15, 2012, the plaintiffs appeared in Federal Court to argue... Read More

Jay-Z and Kanye settled Lawsuit

  Jay-Z and Kanye West have settled a lawsuit brought last October by ’60s and ’70s R&B star Syl Johnson, who alleged the duo used a sample of his 1967 song “Different Strokes” without permission. The rappers and their co-defendants (including Island Def Jam and Universal Music Group) settled out of court with Johnson, leading the case to be dismissed before going to trial. The “Strokes” sample was used... Read More

Georgia Judge Issue warrant for rapper Bow Wow

Bow Wow is laughing off reports that he’s a wanted man after a Georgia judge released an order for police to arrest him on sight over the weekend. The rapper, real name Shad Moss, is charged with being in contempt after failing to obey a 2009 Tennessee court order demanding he hand over almost $100,000 to a tour bus company to settle an unpaid bill. The company took the case to Georgia, where Bow Wow now lives, to enforce the order and a judge recently... Read More

Drake clears up the “Marvin’s Room” Controversy and Lawsuit

“This claim is entirely without merit and our client has not engaged in any wrongful conduct,” the spokesperson told Rolling Stone. “Ericka Lee consented to the use of her voice in the song ‘Marvin’s Room’ prior to its release. Lee asked only for the credit she received as ‘Syren Lyric Muse,’ and she did not ask for any compensation. It was only after she retained a lawyer that there was a demand for payment. Drake tried for months... Read More

Amber Rose’s sweet heart Wiz Khalifa accused in lawsuit of lifting from ‘Pink N Yellow’

Songwriter  who goes by the stage name Maxamillion, from the Western Pennsylvania borough of Sharon  filed a federal $2.3 million copyright infringement lawsuit against Wiz Khalifa, claiming Khalifa’s chart-topping hit “Black and Yellow” was derived from his own song “Pink N Yellow.” Max Gregory Warren filed the suit Dec. 30 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania court, claiming that he wrote... Read More

‘ I’ll Never Stand For The National Anthem Again’- Jesse Ventura

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is so upset by the dismissal of his airport security lawsuit that he threatened Friday to apply for dual citizenship so he can spend more time in his beloved Mexico – or run for president of what he labeled “the Fascist States of America.” Ventura sued the federal government in January, alleging that airport scans and pat-downs amounted to unreasonable search and seizure. A district... Read More

Master P being sued for $240k

Former employees are seeking over $200,000 in unpaid fees from the former No Limit head honcho. Count Master P among the many rappers facing legal and financial woes, as the man once reported as being worth $600 million is being sued for $240,000 and pushed into bankruptcy court. Legal documents obtained by TMZ indicate that a group of people that worked for P on his 2003 movie Uncle Pwere never paid. What’s more, several members of the crew... Read More

The Battle of the famous Red Sole shoes ‘Christian Louboutin’

Luxury shoe maker Christian Louboutin lost a round in its court battle against a rival it claims unfairly copied its line of women’s shoes with red soles. The French shoe company filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Manhattan in April against Yves Saint Laurent S.A.S., another French company based in Paris. A federal judge denied Louboutin’s request for a preliminary injunction. The parties have been ordered back to court next week. The... Read More

T-Pain file lawsuit against auto-tune creator Antares Technologies

  The abuse of auto-tune could bring damage and not just to one’s music, but in the result of a lawsuit. Producer and rapper T-Pain and Antares Technologies were known for their once profitable business venture: the “Auto-tune” effect. (Read about another lawsuit featuring Gucci, discrimination, and Rihanna.) Before ending the deal in June, T-Pain was endorsing Antares’ auto-tune effect. He then moved on and formed a new company with... Read More

50 cent being sued for the “I Get Money” record

An upcoming rapper out of Atlanta named Young Caliber, filed the copyright infringement lawsuit this morning against 50 Cent, alleging that Fiddy had no claim to his “I Get Money” track as he purchased it from producer Apex before he recorded.  There will be some major consequences  for both Fiddy and the proudcer as well as Interscope Records and its subsidiares. Young’s lawyer released a statement this morning stating “The... Read More

50 Cent Sued Over ‘I Get Money’

Fif has been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit by an aspiring rapper from Atlanta who claims he owns the original license & rights for the beat to the rapper’s hit single ‘I Get Money’ which appeared on 50’s 2007 album Curtis. Tyrone “Caliber” Simmons, 28, claims he purchased an exclusive license for all the rights to use, record, publish, re-produce and perform the “I Get Money” instrumental beat, which was produced... Read More

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