Posts Tagged ‘lawsuit’

Lawsuit Filed Against SiriusXM; Fourth $100 Million Lawsuit In Past Month


For a long time, it’s been assumed that SiriusXM has the right to distribute and perform pre-1972 recordings…apparently that’s not true given the surfacing of a fourth massive lawsuit against the satellite radio giant.…

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Wiz Khalifa VS Concert Promoter in $1 Milllion Lawsuit

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is reportedly suing a concert promoter for $1 million over a cancelled concert.

Wiz claims that the It’s My Party, Inc. hired him to perform at George Mason University for $85,000 and a portion of the concert profits, but It’s My Party cancelled the show at the last second over supposed

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Garth Brooks in Legal Touble; Faces “Ruined Opportunities” Lawsuit

Garth Brooks is being sued by his former partner, Lisa Sanderson, alleges that she was induced to work on his behalf with the promise of great rewards only to have many of those opportunities ruined by Brooks.

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Beyonce Knowles Settles Lawsuit With Video Game Company

Beyoncé has managed to settle out of a lawsuit brought by a video game company that sued the musician for allegedly backing away from a deal to create a motion-sensing dance game.

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Gucci Mane In Legal Trouble Again; Facing Double-Booking Lawsuit


Gucci Mane is getting sued–this time a concert promoter is accusing the Atlanta rapper of booking two shows in different states in one night thus ruining ticket sales.…

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Flo Rida Escapes Huge Lawsuit Thanks to Facebook


Apparently sending a lawsuit via Facebook is not sufficient–due to the fact that Mothership Music tried to summons Flo Rida for $400,000 in damage through his Facebook page, the case has now been entirely thrown out.…

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Grammy-Winning Reggae Musician Frederick “Toots” Hibbert Files $20 Million Lawsuit


Grammy-winning reggae musician Frederick “Toots” Hibbert has filed a huge $20 million lawsuit in Richmond Circuit Court. Hibbert is suing several organizations after he was injured during a May concert in Richmond.…

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E1 Entertainment Facing Lawsuit By The Estate of Tupac Shakur


Afeni Shakur is suing E1 over unpaid royalties from the exploitation of her 2Pac’s work. She also demands that unreleased masters be handed over in a lawsuit that follows the company’s purchase of the song catalogue of Death Row Records.…

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Sony, Universal, Warner, ABKCO File Copyright Lawsuit Against SiriusXM


Sony Music Entertainment, UMG Recordings, Warner Music Group and ABKCO have filed suit against SiriusXM for allegedly continuing to ignore state copyright laws and refusing to pay artist performance royalties for pre-1972 music it broadcasts.…

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“Rick Ross” Name Lawsuit Finally Decided- Freeway v. Rozay

A L.A. County Superior Court judge finally settled the case of the former drug kingpin and the rapper utilizing the same moniker “Rick Ross”.

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Drake Reps Deny Allegations In ‘Marvin’s Room’ Lawsuit

News recently broke that Ericka Lee–a woman alleging to be Drake’s ex-girlfriend–is suing the rapper for illicitly using her voice on the drunken love ode “Marvin’s Room” without compensating her. She’s seeking damages and co-writing royalties for her work on the song’s opening monologue and hook. In other words, “Are you drunk right now” equates

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Plies Ordered to Pay Up in Club Shooting Lawsuit

Florida rapper Plies was associated in a shooting that occurred back in 2006, during his performance in Gainesville, Florida. The incident that left five audience members injured has found the rapper profiting off the injuries

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