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Monster’s Lawsuit Over Beastie Boys Songs Tossed Out
Turns out, the word "Dope!" is not legally binding terminology. That's what Monster Energy found out this week, when a lawsuit against DJ Z-Trip regarding a mashup of Beastie Boys songs was tossed out and referred to as "reckless" and "risible&qu…
DMX’s Bankruptcy Filing Is A Mess
DMX's bankruptcy claim has landed him back in the news again, with the rapper taking fire from the Justice Department via allegations that he is purposely delaying proceedings with inconstancies in his paperwork. DMX also apparently missed a meeting with creditors last month, another blow to hi…
Pharrell’s Will.I.Am Dispute Is Turning Into A Popularity Contest
Pharrell and Will.I.Am have been trading shots and case filings back and forth ever since Will.I.Am filed a suit against Skateboard P over the launch of Pharrell's I Am Other YouTube channel. Originally, Will was trying to claim trademark infringement, saying consumers would be confused between the …
GZA, U-God Reps Go To Court To Dispute Leaked Track

Representatives for Wu-Tang Clan founding members GZA and U-God are set to battle in court over the leak of a recent track featuring the two MCs.
According to the New York Daily News, GZA's record label Babygrande Records filed suit in Manhattan Supreme Court this week alleging that promoters and med…
Chief Keef Ordered To Pay $230,000 Over Abandoned London Show
The law ruled against Chief Keef again, though he didn't even know it this time. According to a report from TMZ, the Chicago rapper was scheduled to perform in London last December, linking up with a promotion company called Team Major who was putting on the show, only to eventually bail on the…
Pharcyde Sues Pharcyde Over Pharcyde Name
Well this one gets a little confusing pretty quickly. Two members of The Pharcyde—the seminal early-1990s L.A. hip-hop quartet—are suing the other two for using the Pharcyde name without permission, violating an earlier agreement made by the group...
Jay-Z, Rocawear Sued Over Nearly Half Million Debt
Jay-Z and his Rocawear clothing brand have come under scrutiny, with the New York Post reporting today that the company is being sued by wholesaler iSource NYC. The lawsuit alleges that Rocawear failed to pay the balance on a $1 million order and still owes the company $450,000...

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