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Dame Dash Sues WeTV For Not Keeping His Son Sober on ‘Growing Up Hip Hop’

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Former Roc-A-Fella executive claims that WeTV purposely kept his son inebriated against his will in order to boost their ratings on their popular reality show Growing Up Hip Hop. According to a lawsuit obtained exclusively by TMZ, Damon Dash Sr. alleges that his son, Damon “Boogie” Dash Jr., was required to drink alcohol during his […]

Kanye West & EMI Settle Eight-Month-Long Publishing Lawsuit

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Kanye West has finally closed the chapter in his relationship with publisher EMI, ending an ongoing legal dispute that started all the way back with his debut album, The College Dropout. WE FREE — ye (@kanyewest) December 15, 2018 REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 Advertisement Although the tweet seen above that ‘Ye posted […]

Terrified Black Student Body President Targeted By Neo Nazi’s Wins Case

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After Taylor Dumpson became the first black female student body president in 125 years at American University, she became targeted by white supremacists and Neo nazi’s who unleashed hateful messages to her online. She fought back and sued the culprits— then she agreed to accept an apology from one of her bullies. Dumpson said Andrew […]

Kevin Hart Hit With Assault Lawsuit From January Incident

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Kevin Hart is in the news again and it’s not for anything comical. Hart and his team of bodyguards have reportedly been served with a lawsuit after a woman claims she was violently thrown to the ground in New York City in Jan. 2019, as reported by TMZ. According to the claims from the woman, […]

Chicago PD Sends Letter Demanding $130K From Jussie Smollett

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The City of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department intend on suing actor Jussie Smollett if he does not pay the $130K for the cost of the investigation into his allegations that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime. The letter from the police demanded, “immediate payment of the $130,106.15 expended […]

Queen Latifah and BET Sued for Allegedly Stealing Reality TV Show Idea

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Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment and BET Networks are being sued due to claims of intellectual property theft. Latosha Lee issuing Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment, BET and Nicci Gilbert for allegedly taking the idea for BET’s From The Bottom Up. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 According to court documents obtained exclusively by TheBlast, […]

Cardi B Files Lawsuits Against Accusers After Prostitution, Herpes Allegations

Cardi B is taking legal action against those who are throwing dirt on her name. The Bronx made, “Bodak Yellow” star has filed lawsuits against two online personalities over STD, prostitution and drug allegations. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 According to TMZ, Cardi, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar, is suing Latasha K, […]

Peloton Sued Using Artist Music Without Permission

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The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) have collectively filed a lawsuit against fitness startup Peloton. According to court records, the National Publishers Association is seeking over $150 million in damages. The complaint, filed by Downtown Music Publishing, Ultra Music, and eight other publishing groups, alleges that Peloton has been playing their musical works for several […]

Voletta Wallace And Faith Evans Sue Snowboard Company For Selling ‘B.I.G. Boards’

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A snowboard company in Switzerland is facing a lawsuit from Biggie’s mother and widow for using the late, great rapper’s name and likeness. Voletta Wallace, the mother of rap great Notorious B.I.G., and Big’s widow, Faith Evans, are suing a Swiss snowboard company for selling snowboards with Biggie’s picture and autograph, according to TheBlast.com. REGISTER […]

Producer Jimmy Duval Wants $1M From XXXTentacion’s Estate For Unpaid Royalties

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A longtime associate of slain rapper XXXTentacion has filed a lawsuit against the late rapper’s estte, claiming that he is owed unpaid royalties, specifically for one of the Florida emcee’s biggest hits “Look At Me”. The song got XXX his deal with Empire Records, which Jimmy Duval believes was largely attributed to his production. Duval […]

Kanye West Sues Roc-A-Fella, EMI Over Masters and Publishing

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Following through on a rant he made last year regarding the ownership of the masters from early in his career, Kanye West has filed a lawsuit against his pal Jay-Z’s former label Roc-A-Fella Records, Island Def Jam Records, and EMI Publishing. In October, West posted a video alleging that Sony ATV, the company that purchased […]

Fenty Family Feud: Rihanna Sues Her Father Over Her Brand Name

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It looks like Rihanna wasn’t playing when she said, “Please don’t call me on my bluff. Pay me what you owe me.” Not even her father is exempt from payment. In fact, the “Bitch Better Have My Money” songstress is willing to fight her in court to ensure she receives every penny. REGISTER TO VOTE […]

Beyonce’s Entertainment Company Sued Over Website Discrepancy

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New reporting reveals that Queen Bey may have violated a law meant to benefit visually disabled people when using the internet. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment is being sued by a blind woman who claims that she needs a companion when surfing Beyoncé.com. Mary Conner, the blind woman suing Beyoncé’s company, claims […]

Dame Dash and Lee Daniels Settle $5 Million Movie Loan Lawsuit

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In June, Dame Dash confronted Lee Daniels at Diana Ross’ Hollywood Bowl show in Los Angeles about the $2 million he loaned him to fund his 2005 film, Shadowboxer. After the video of the altercation circulated the Internet, Daniels swore to right his wrongs. After the altercation, Dash filed a $5 million lawsuit for interest and […]

Cam’Ron Sued By Photog For Allegedly Stealing Image For Mixtape Cover

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Music isn’t the only thing in this game you need permission before you use it. Cam’Ron is being sued by photographer Ellis Reed over the Harlem image that was used for his recent mixtape entitled The Program. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 The image of the street scene was taken in Harlem over […]

Tupac Shakur Estate Settles 5-Year-Old Lawsuit, Wins Back Unreleased Music

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The five-year fight that began with ‘Pac’s mom is finally over and the Shakur estate has come out victorious. Back in 2013, Afeni Shakur sued Entertainment One in order to attain several of ‘Pac’s unreleased masters. It has been reported that the estate has settled the lawsuit and will gain possession of the recordings from […]