Rick Ross & Roc Nation Sued Over "Maybach Music" Tagline: Report

Rick Ross faces a new lawsuit over the famous "M-m-m-maybach Music" tagline.

BYAron A.
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Rick Ross has been in court a lot over the past month and it looks like his legal battles continue to grow. For the past decade, the "Maybach Music" tag has been a staple in every Rick Ross song. Unfortunately, the rapper is going to have to duke it out in court over the tagline. Rapper Young Muhammad has accused Rick Ross of stealing the catch phrase.

According to TMZ, Rick Ross is being sued by Young Muhammad over the "Maybach Music" tag. In court documents, Muhammed claims that he featured Rick Ross on his single, "Caprice Music" where Rozay was heard yelling the phrase throughout the song. Muhammad believes that's where Rick Ross got his tag from and has been running with it eve since then.

Now, Muhammed is taking Rick Ross to smalls claims court over the tagline and suing him for $9,999 for theft of intellectual property. In addition, Roc Nation is also being sued by Muhammad for endorsing Maybach Music.

Aside from the "Maybach Music" lawsuit, Rick Ross finally settled a child support battle with his baby mama Tia Kemp over their 12 year old son. In addition, a rapper by the name of Raul Caiz won an appeal in his case over Ross' use of "Mastermind." Ross was ultimately ordered to pay $2M in the case. 

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Aron A. is a features editor for HotNewHipHop. Beginning his tenure at HotNewHipHop in July 2017, he has comprehensively documented the biggest stories in the culture over the past few years. Throughout his time, Aron’s helped introduce a number of buzzing up-and-coming artists to our audience, identifying regional trends and highlighting hip-hop from across the globe. As a Canadian-based music journalist, he has also made a concerted effort to put spotlights on artists hailing from North of the border as part of Rise & Grind, the weekly interview series that he created and launched in 2021. Aron also broke a number of stories through his extensive interviews with beloved figures in the culture. These include industry vets (Quality Control co-founder Kevin "Coach K" Lee, Wayno Clark), definitive producers (DJ Paul, Hit-Boy, Zaytoven), cultural disruptors (Soulja Boy), lyrical heavyweights (Pusha T, Styles P, Danny Brown), cultural pioneers (Dapper Dan, Big Daddy Kane), and the next generation of stars (Lil Durk, Latto, Fivio Foreign, Denzel Curry). Aron also penned cover stories with the likes of Rick Ross, Central Cee, Moneybagg Yo, Vince Staples, and Bobby Shmurda.