Lawsuit

Ghostface Killah Sues Universal Music Group
Ghostface Killah is suing Universal Music Group executives for allegedly breaking the terms of his contract, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The rapper attests that UMG only holds a 25 percent stake in the Wu-Tang Clan songs featuring Killah and not the 50 percent as asserted...
Lauryn Hill Sued for Damages, Owed Wages Totaling $23,600
Lauryn Hill has been a fixture in the headlines for her recent child birth but now she's receiving attention for actions that are far less celebratory. The one-time Fugees frontwoman is at the center of a lawsuit, brought forth by a former band member who is looking for $23,600 in owed wages an…
Lil Wayne, Young Money Sued for $15 Mil Over ‘BedRock’
As fans anxiously await the release of Lil Wayne's highly-anticipated 'Tha Carter IV' album, the Young Money rapper's legal woes continue to haunt him.
Currently on the second leg of what is sure to be one of 2011's highest-grossing tours, Weezy has been hit with a $15 millio…
Diddy Sued Over 2010 Shooting at Atlanta Restaurant
Music executive and aspiring rapper Tony Austin aka "Mr. Make it Happen" has filed suit against hip-hop mogul Diddy over a 2010 shooting that occurred outside of his Atlanta, Ga. restaurant Justin's.
Though neither were critically injured in the incident, Austin was rushed to the hospital, …
Foxy Brown to Sue NYC for $100 Million Over Mooning Case
The Brooklyn Supreme Court dismissed its charges against rapper Foxy Brown on Tuesday (July 12), after the plaintiff, Arlene Raymond, whom Foxy allegedly mooned, ultimately refused to testify.
Now, Foxy has vowed to seek retribution against the the city, the NYPD and the district attorney's offi…
Ghostface Killah Sued for Using ‘Iron Man Theme’
Ghostface Killah and his label, Sony Music Entertainment are in hot water after being served with a lawsuit by Hollywood composer Jack Urbont for sampling the 'Iron Man Theme,' Rollingstone.com reports.
Urbont's song, which was written for a cartoon show in the '60s, was sampled t…
Young Jeezy Misses Virgin Islands Gig, Promoters Sue
Young Jeezy has been hit with a $75,000 lawsuit for failing to appear at a concert in the Virgin Islands.
The 'Thug Motivation 103' creator was named in the suit, filed in the Virgin Islands on Friday (June 24). According to TMZ, Paid 4 Entertainment reached out to the Atlanta rapper in Mar…
Cash Money Records Scores Third Lawsuit in One Week
Cash Money Records hit for the trifecta last week, racking up their third lawsuit on Friday (June 10), when they were sued for an undisclosed sum by publishing company Bridgeport Music, over illegal usage of the song 'You and Your Folks, Me and My Folks' by Funkadelic...

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