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Chuck D Files $100 Million Class Action Lawsuit Against UMG
Legendary Public Enemy front man Chuck D has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Universal Music Group, claiming breach of contract.
The class action suit, filed in the U.S. Disctrict Court in Northern Calif. on Tuesday (Nov. 1), accuses UMG of failing to provide proper accounting for digital roya…
New Edition Singer Sued for ‘Deranged’ Twitter Post
More often than not, artists take to Twitter to vent their frustrations and New Edition singer Johnny Gill recently did just that. However, his diatribe has now brought a lawsuit upon him.
According to TMZ, the 45-year-old D.C. native is being sued by Ira DeWitt, CEO of Notifi Records, where Gill is …
R. Kelly’s Ex-Manager Sues for $1 Mill in Unpaid Commission
R. Kelly has become the focus of a $1 million lawsuit filed against him by his former manager, who claims the singer stiffed him out of commission earnings.
Jeff Kwatinetz filed suit in a Los Angeles County Court Monday (June 20), accusing Kelly of using the funds to settle issues surrounding his chi…
Eminem Sues Audi for Using Song Without a License
Eminem's music publishing company has filed a lawsuit against German car company Audi AG for illegal usage of the Detroit MC's worldwide smash hit 'Lose Yourself.' The luxury car dealer placed the song in the ad campaign for its new Audi A6 Avant, which was unveiled at an Audi Pr…
Supreme Court Denies Appeal Against Eminem Producers
In the case between Eminem producers F.B.T. Productions and Universal Records, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the record label's appeal. Instead, it will uphold the 2010 ruling by the 9th Circuit Court, which granted Em and his production team 50 percent of Universal's net receipts -- ra…
Bow Wow Sued for Skipping Out on Benefit Concert
Bow Wow is currently being sued for missing two scheduled performances back in 2009. According to reports, a suit has been filed against Bow Wow in the Easter District Court of Missouri, for failing to appear at two shows in May and September of 2009...
Trae Tha Truth Sues Local Radio Station for ‘Unfair Ban’
Respected Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth has filed a lawsuit against a local radio station for banning his music from airplay.
According to the suit, Houston's 97.9 KBXX has gone "beyond the parameters of legally sanctioned activity" by unfairly banning Trae's music...
Woman Claims She’s Pregnant With Mathew Knowles’ Baby
Mathew Knowles, father of megastar Beyonce and recently-shorn Solange has been hit with a paternity suit, according to reports.
The mother, Alexsandra Wright who is said be in her late 30's, claims that she is six months pregnant, and that Knowles is the father...
Ghostface Wins Royalties Lawsuit Against the RZA
Staten Island rapper Ghostface has reached a settlement with Wu-Tang Clan Productions and former group member Robert "RZA" Diggs over unpaid publishing royalties.
Ghost filed the suit in 2005, accusing Diggs -- the producer/rapper and sometime leader of Wu-Tang -- of holding back r…