Laws News

 
  • Cover of Jay Z, Roc-A-Fella Records Sued By Chauncey Mahan Again
    Back in April, we reported that Jay-Z & Roc-A-Fella Records were subjected to a $100,000 extortion plot at the hand of one of Jay's old sound engineers Chauncey Mahan.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne's Young Money Facing Lawsuit, Could Lose Domain Name
    Lil Wayne's Young Money roster could be out of a website if they don't step up on missed payments, according to a new lawsuit. 
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Sued For "Keisha's Song (Her Pain)"
    According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, Kendrick Lamar is being sued by Woolfsongs Limited for not getting a sample cleared for his 2011 song “Keisha’s Song (Her Pain)." 
  • Cover of Ex-Cop Sues Meek Mill Over Ruined Work And Sex Life
    According to a recent report by TMZ, Meek Mill ruined the career, and the sex life, of a former Philly cop.
  • Cover of Michael Jackson Fan Sues Estate Over A Lack Of Michael Vocals On "Michael"
    In one of the most bizarre entertainment news stories you'll be reading this year, a woman in Los Angeles is suing Michael Jackson's estate because she doesn't believe Michael actually appeared on the now-ironically-titled Michael, the singer's first album released after his death. In the suit, she claims she
  • Cover of Game Responds To 40 Glocc Lawsuit, Claims Self-Defense [Update: 40 Glocc Calls Game A Coward]
    In March 2013 40 Glocc took his ongoing beef with Game to lawyers, and initiated a $4.5 million lawsuit against the rapper stemming from his beatdown (caught on camera) in July of 2012. Although legal proceedings have been quiet for a minute, they are not over.
  • Cover of Beastie Boys Win $1.7 Million In Monster Energy Drink Lawsuit
    Beastie Boys have been battling Monster energy drink in court for awhile now. It all began with a copyright violation suit filed by the Beastie Boys, centering around a "megamix" put together by DJ Z-Trip for a snowboarding recap video, sponsored by Monster.
  • Cover of Jay Z Forced To Participate In Deposition For Rocafella Logo Lawsuit [Update: Jay Delays Due To Tour]
    Jay Z has been attempting to dodge a lawsuit aimed at him from Dwayne Walker, the designer of the Rocafella logo, but it looks at though he's gonna have to cooperate after all.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre And Jimmy Iovine Targeted In New Lawsuit By A Co-Founder Of Beats
    Recently, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine both became billionaires after their Beats Entertainment company was bought by Apple for $3.2 billion, but as anyone who's been watching HBO's Silicon Valley knows, there are always those who think they deserve a piece of that new money pie.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Responds To Lawsuit From Wig Guru
    In late February, we reported that Nick Minaj's wig guru Terrence Davidson was suing the rapper for stealing his designs and marketing them as her own. Slapped with a $30 million lawsuit (a sum Davidson finds suitable for his efforts), Minaj responded today and she's not happy.
  • Cover of Jeezy Settles Lawsuit With Hells Angels Motorcycle Club
    According to TMZ, Jeezy has agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of money to the Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Club in order to settle a lawsuit between the two parties.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Sued For Assault That Occurred During A Basketball Game [Update: Brown Counter-Sues]
    Chris Brown either can't catch a break or suffers some major difficulty in restraining himself. According to a lawsuit filed by a man named Malcolm Ausbon Thursday on Feb.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre's $3 Million Lawsuit Against Death Row Records Rejected
    Dr. Dre's filed a lawsuit against Death Row records a few months back, requesting $3 million from the now bankrupt label.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Sued By Photographer For Illegally Using Images
    Rick Ross is facing a new lawsuit, as reported by TMZ. The big bawse of MMG is being sued by photographer, Armen Djerrahian, who claims in a new suit that the rapper is using his photographs without his permission.
  • Cover of Meek Mill Speaks On Donald Sterling & Philadelphia Police Case
    Meek Mill has been in the headlines quite a bit recently. The MMG rapper recently took the Philadelphia police force to court over what he claimed was an unlawful arrest in 2012.
  • Cover of Meek Mill Is Suing The City Of Philadelphia [Update: Meek Loses Civil Suit Against Police]
    On Halloween of 2012, Meek Mill was arrested after being pulled over in Philadelphia. The rapper was cuffed when he refused to let police search his vehicle, claiming that they smelled Marijuana coming from the car.
  • Cover of Prisoner Sues Jay Z, Kanye West & More For $2.4 Billion, Says They Stole 3,000 Of His Songs
    A California Prisoner by the name of Richard Dupree may just be the greatest songwriter of our generation-- that or he's completely out of his mind.
  • Cover of Video Vixen Blasted By 50 Cent Is Seeking Millions In New Lawsuit
    Remember last month when 50 Cent called out a video vixen by the name of Sally Ferreira, for allegedly pretending to be his girlfriend and leaking photos from their video shoot together? Well, Ferreira is now seeking revenge against 50, filing a new lawsuit for defamation.
  • Cover of Drake Sued Over "Pound Cake" Sample
    The intro to Drake's "Pound Cake"-- the closing track from Nothing Was The Same --featured a very prominent sample from a 1982 Jazz song, "Jimmy Smith Rap", performed by Jimmy Smith. The clip used in the song is not actually musical, but simply a spoken word interlude about the joys of recording.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Ordered To Pay Sleek Audio $16 Million Following Lawsuit
    The legal issues between 50 Cent and Sleek Audio continue, and once again, 50 Cent has found himself at the loosing end. As we reported on last year, Fiddy had taken Sleek to court, suing them over a debt he claimed the company owed him (a debt of $261,000).
  • Cover of Beyoncé Sued By Fans Who Were Allegedly Trampled At Her Show
    Two women are suing Beyoncé after they were trampled by a mob of fans at her concert in Chicago last December.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Won His Lawsuit Against WorldStarHipHop
    50 Cent filed a lawsuit against WorldStarHipHop.com back in 2009, after his image was used on the header of the website without his permission. Fif argued that the picture left visitors with the impression that the rapper owned or was affiliated with the site.
  • Cover of Frank Ocean Did Not Send Chipotle The "Fuck Off" Check After All
    Frank Ocean recently settled a lawsuit with Chipotle in a pretty badass way-- at least, we thought he did. The singer was paid a hefty sum to contribute some vocals to an ad campaign, but he never followed through.
  • Cover of Pharrell & will.i.am Reportedly Settle Lawsuit Over "i am OTHER"
    Pharrell and will.i.am have been in the midst of possibly the silliest legal battle of all time over the last year or so. The disagreement began with will.i.am's claim that Pharrell's "i am OTHER" title was "confusingly similar" to his own artist name.
  • Cover of Frank Ocean Sued By Chipotle [Update: Ocean Cuts A Check, Writes "Fuck Off" On It]
    Chipotle may fill our stomachs, but they're looking to burn a hole right through Frank Ocean's pocket.
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