Laws News

 
  • Cover of Full Lil Wayne/Cash Money Lawsuit Surfaces
    If you need some not-so-light reading today, you can have a look at the 21-page lawsuit from Lil Wayne, against Cash Money. After reporting on the suit yesterday, which is for $51 million, all the documents from the lawsuit have now surfaced online.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Sues Birdman's Cash Money For $51 Million
    Lil Wayne kept to his word, and his filed a lawsuit against Birdman/Cash Money in an effort to get out of his contract. The other week when we initially reported on Weezy's plan to sue his father, it was thought that he'd sue for the sum of $8 million, plus freedom from the label.
  • Cover of Tyga Is Being Sued By His Former Manager
    Tyga has already had a considerable amount of trouble with Cash Money over the last few months, and now he's found himself in something of a legal battle.
  • Cover of Universal Targets Mixtapes Being Sent To Prison Inmates In New Lawsuit
    While us average folk can easily and legally listen or download the latest music thanks to music platforms like iTunes, Amazon, Google Play (and the list goes on), prison inmates don't have the same accessibility to these sites.
  • Cover of Monster Sues Beats By Dre Co-Founders Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine
  • Cover of Eminem Sued Over Sample In "Rap God"
    Eminem paid homage to a lot of rappers in his lyrical acrobatics on "Rap God," however, it seems that one MC who got a shout out of sorts was none too pleased about it.
  • Cover of Mase Sued By Model Over Single Artwork [Update: Mase Loses Lawsuit]
    Mase released his comeback single, "Why Can't We", last December, and while it didn't really connect the way "Welcome Back" did, it has earned him a lawsuit. 
  • Cover of Alleged Childhood Friend Of DJ Mustard Sues Him Over Lack Of Producer Credit
    Once you start getting a bit of a success and fame, the lawsuits start piling in. DJ Mustard is starting to reach that stage in his career, with a new lawsuit claiming he ripped off ideas from a friend by the name of Mike Free.
  • Cover of Cash Money Sued For $1 Million Over Jay Sean Album "All Or Nothing"
    Another day, another lawsuit directed towards Cash Money. This one's centered around Jay Sean, who has since parted ways with the label.
  • Cover of Keyshia Cole Facing Lawsuit From Cash Money Employee She Assaulted
    The drama between Keyshia Cole and Cash Money employee Sabrina Mercadel continues. Although we thought it might be over when it was reported that Keyshia Cole would not be facing prosecution for her assault on Mercadel, now instead, Sabrina Mercadel is suing the singer.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Settles Two Lawsuits Stemming From Assault Cases
    Chris Brown's pockets may be slightly lighter, but he's at least rid himself of the stress surrounding two lawsuits.
  • Cover of Dr. Luke Sued By Kesha For Sexual Assault & Battery
    Famed hip-hop/pop producer Dr. Luke is being sued by his frequent collaborator Kesha for emotional, physical, sexual, and verbal abuse.
  • Cover of Juicy J Facing Lawsuit Over "Bandz A Make Her Dance" Music Video
    The higher up you get, the more lawsuits are filed against you, so it seems. At least, this rings true for celebrity status.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Producer Sues Young Money Over 2011 Single "Mirrors"
    Seems like Young Money/Cash Money get lawsuits thrown at them every other day. Earlier this summer YM faced a lawsuit over their domain name. The latest one is targeting Lil Wayne and his 2011 record "Mirrors", which appeared on his Carter IV album.
  • Cover of Wisconsin Rapper Sues Jeezy, Claims "Me OK" Was A Rip-Off
    TMZ is reporting that Jeezy, who just got out of some legal trouble of his own this past month, is now being sued by a Wisconsin rapper by the name of Big Chris.
  • Cover of ASAP Rocky Denies Smacking A Fan
    Last year, it was reported that A$AP Rocky had been charged with assault, stemming from an incident at 2013's Made In America festival in Philadelphia where he allegedly slapped a female fan.
  • Cover of Pusha T Sued By Miami Nightclub
    Pusha T may be in a bit of trouble following what seems to be a misunderstanding with a club in Miami.
  • Cover of Big Pun's Widow Sues Fat Joe
    Fans of Big Pun probably know that the emcee's entire mainstream career was kickstarted by Fat Joe.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Sues Ex-Boyfriend For Allegedly Stealing Her Computer Data & Forgery
    Iggy Azalea's at-first-mythical sex tape has turned into a real sex tape, and with that, Iggy's got some legal battles to pursue. As we've reported on, Iggy's ex-boyfriend is attempting to sell their sex tape to Vivid Entertainment.
  • Cover of Eminem Sues New Zealand Political Party For Copyright Infringement
    Eminem and his publishing company have initiated a lawsuit against a New Zealand political party for their allegedly unauthorized use of his song "Lose Yourself." 
  • Cover of Robin Thicke Admits He Was High & Drunk When He Made "Blurred Lines" In Lawsuit Depositions
    Last year Robin Thicke found himself embroiled in a lawsuit with Marvin Gaye's children, when he was first targeted by Gaye's family over the similarities between his hit single "Blurred Lines" and Marvin Gaye's musical compositions, namely, "Got To Give It Up." Thicke, alongside "Blurred Lines" co-writers T.I.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Will Reportedly Sue Vivid If They Market Sex Tape
    The Iggy Azalea sex tape drama continues. As we reported on last week, Vivid Entertainment is claiming they have a sex tape featuring Iggy, and they'd like to market it.
  • Cover of Frank Ocean's Dad Is Suing Russell Simmons For $142 Million
    Frank Ocean's father hasn't been a part of the R&B singer's life since he was five years old, but he feels his reputation as a father has been wrongly tarnished, and he's seeking $142 million in compensation.
  • Cover of Tyrese Sued By A Writer He Claims "Bamboozled" His Mother
    Tyrese Gibson may be better known for his roles in the successful Transformers and Fast & Furious franchises than he is for music nowadays, but, for a while, he was one of R&B music's most popular talents. And so, for the first time since 2012, Tyrese has made his way back to our pages.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Sued For $1 Million Over "Rigamortis" Instrumental
    Kendrick Lamar isn't often the subject of tabloid/gossip sites, however, every artist seems to encounter a lawsuit at some point or another in their rising career. K. Dot's facing a new lawsuit according to TMZ, over his Section.80 record "Rigamortis."
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