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Chuck D Files $100 Million Class Action Lawsuit Against UMG
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 royalties, alleging that the label has cheated its artists "hundreds of millions of dollars in roy
New Edition Singer Sued for ‘Deranged’ Twitter Post
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 signed to, due to the Twitter lashing the entertainer dished out after he believed DeWitt leaked on
Supreme Court Denies Appeal Against Eminem Producers
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 -- rather than the standard royalty rate of 18-23 percent -- on music that was distributed digitally... R