jay-z lawsuit

Jay-Z Sues Chef: Rapper’s 40/40 Club Seeks $1.5 Million in Federal Lawsuit
Jay-Z is a man of discriminating tastes, and he's evidently not so fond of what chef Mike Shand is cooking. According to the New York Post, reps for the rapper's 40/40 Club have hit Shand with a $1.5 million federal lawsuit, alleging that he "failed to perform on significant aspects" of a deal that went down earlier this year, when he was hired to revitalize the menu at Hova's fancy Manh
Jay-Z, Kanye Lawsuit: ‘Watch the Throne’ Duo Settles Copyright Case
Kanye West and Jay-Z have settled a federal lawsuit brought against them last year by Syl Johnson, a singer and producer who had accused the rappers of lifting one of his songs, TMZ reports. Johnson took on the 'Watch the Throne' duo last October, claiming they hadn't cleared the portions of his 1967 R&B hit 'Different Strokes' sampled in their song 'The Joy.' ...
Jay-Z Lawsuit: Workers’ Comp Case a ‘Misunderstanding’
It appears that Jay-Z's short-lived legal battle with the Workers' Compensation Board of New York is over before it began. Yesterday (Dec. 29), TMZ reported that Jay was being sued for a whopping $18,000, after failing to pay workers' compensation insurance to cover the employees working at his TriBeCa crib for three months in 2009...
Jay-Z ‘Big Pimpin’ Lawsuit: Rapper Loses First Legal Round
Looks like Jay-Z may have taken 'Big Pimpin' a bit too far. Back in May, a California federal judge ruled that the plaintiff in a copyright lawsuit over Jay's 2000 club hit 'Big Pimpin' had legal standing to pursue a lawsuit, and now it appears that the case will be going to trial...