Jay-Z has reportedly agreed to settle a trademark infringement lawsuit with David Ortiz after suing the baseball player over the name of his nightclub in the Dominican Republic.
The Big Pimpin' star and his business partner Juan Perez filed a lawsuit in New York in April (10), accusing the Boston Red Sox star of infringing upon the name of their 40/40 sports bars by naming his hotspot the… Continue
NEW YORK – Rapper DMX says he's been ripped off for years by a company hired to collect his song royalties, but he's been behind bars so much that he only recently realized the problem.
The platinum-selling but troubled hip-hop artist — who's currently in an Arizona jail — said in a lawsuit filed Monday that Rich Kid Entertainment 1 and related companies paid him nothing while collecting royalties on some of his… Continue
Today a Jury in a New York Federal Court has awarded DJ Vlad $300,000 in a lawsuit with Rick Ross that stems back to August 2008. DJ Vlad was represented by Brian Caplan of Caplan & Ross LLP who fought adamantly for his client.
Rick Ross set up DJ Vlad to be assaulted by his entourage after Vlad TV put up C.O. pictures of Rick… Continue
A woman who claimed to have been assaulted at rapper 50 Cent's Connecticut mansion was awarded a judgment in her lawsuit last Thursday (April 8). The judge gave Shana Chin more than $30,000 for the injuries she suffered as a result of the incident.
Chin, 24, had accused Dwayne McKenzie, 28, of beating her following a Memorial Day party in 2008 at the mansion. Chin testified that she and McKenzie had an on and off again… Continue
Added by Chance on April 12, 2010 at 8:43am —
South Florida, home to sobbing judges and Elián González lawsuits, is the nation's capital of ridiculous litigation. So it's only fitting we play host to this doozy: Marion "Suge" Knight versus Kanye West.
In January 2009, the bankrupt former Death Row Records CEO filed a federal lawsuit against West, claiming the rapper should be financially responsible for an unsolved 2005 shooting at a party he hosted at South Beach's… Continue
A lawsuit filed on behalf of Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday seeking compensatory and punitive damages for defamation of character names Richard Schaefer and Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions, as well as Floyd Mayweather. Jr. and Floyd Mayweather Sr., attorney Daniel Petrocelli told FanHouse, moments ago.
A senior attorney with the Los Angeles-based O'Melveny and Myers law firm, who gained a wrongful death… Continue
50 Cent and big time fast food chain Taco Bell have come to a financial settlement from a lawsuit in 2008. The legal disagreement started when Taco Bell had used 50 Cent's name in one of their commercials. While specifics of the suit have not been disclosed by either party, both parties have… Continue
Legendary rap producer Dr. Dre may appear in Detroit soon, but it could be in a courtroom rather than on a concert stage.
The state Court of Appeals last week revived a lawsuit against Dre that accuses him of violating state eavesdropping laws by improperly videotaping a backstage conversation by former city employees at a concert in July… Continue
Two years after the case was thrown out, Michigan appeals judges Elizabeth Gleicher and Michael Kelly have ruled that Dr. Dre must answer charges that he infringed on the privacy rights of three Detroit employees by taping their conversations.
The suit stems from a July 2000 concert stop of Dre’s…Continue
Added by TheNew50Cent on September 29, 2009 at 8:23am —
Amaru Entertainment, the company that controls the late Tupac's music and image, won a victory in court this month, when a California judge ruled in their favor in a lawsuit filed against them by a company planning to a wide release of a Tupac biopic.
Superior Court Judge Richard E. Rico ruled in Amaru Entertainment's favor, upholding their cross-complaint for tortious intentional interference.
Grammy-winning rapper Common has had a copyright lawsuit filed against him which claims he sampled a 1970's song for his debut album hit "Take It EZ."
The suit was reportedly filed in court on Monday (July 13).
Andrew Marks and London McDaniels filed a lawsuit yesterday, claiming Common stole their song "When Will The Day Come" in his tune "Take it EZ." But here's the twist: Common gives Marks and McDaniels this credit on… Continue
Added by TheNew50Cent on July 16, 2009 at 9:27am —
"he is one of the Original Block Hustlerz yet he is only aloud out if his wife lets him? yeah thats gangster, and i truly doubt this dude can spell let alone write a book. yet there is 4 comments below me saying this sh-it is real haha is real…"