UPDATE: Busta Rhymes Suit Targets Aftermath and Universal Music Group

busta-11.jpgNew details about the lawsuit filed against Busta Rhymes yesterday (August 6) have emerged that indicate the case may have far more serious implications than previously believed. According to a report from MTV News, the suit filed by alleged assault victim Roberto Lebron targets not only Busta and the nine bodyguards that were present during the alleged attack, but his record label and its parent companies as well. Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope Geffen A&M and Universal Music Group Recordings are all named in the suit, which seeks unspecified punitive and compensatory damages. According to the court papers filed in State Supreme Court on Monday, the plaintiff believes that the labels “utilized the unlawful and illegal behavior and promoted the image created as part of its marketing campaign.” Busta’s public persona is referred to as a marketing ploy that was “designed for publicity, marketing and profit purposes to be rogue, rude, aggressive, misbehaving, challenging, confrontational, disrespectful and, at times, criminal.” Neither the rapper’s attorney, nor any representatives from any of the three record companies were available for comment.

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  • murdermami

    people will do anything to get a lil piece of change my lawyer will eat that shit up

  • murdermami

    oh yeah by the way im first suckers

  • Stonyman

    Looks like Busta has a fight ahead of him (no pun intended)

  • Russell

    C’est d’la belle marde ça… Laissez Busta tranquille calisse… Tout pour faire de l’argent! Voir que quelqu’un pense à faire ça contre Busta…. Busta Rhymes all the way!

  • heavyweight86

    Another lawsuit…….

  • http://xxlmag.com skinheadbob


  • http://www.boos.com boss

    skinhead you a bitch..you got something to say to us blacks then fucking say it to our faces..see if we wont fuck you up!!why dont you take all your white honkies and go back to where you come from!…you fucked up whites aint natives of this land!fuck you skinhead you a bitch just like all them whites gays!you fuckn gay

  • http://www.2pacstillalive.com cashmoneystillthecompany

    cmon man busta is innocent its not his fault he takes steroids busta is laughin straight to the bank his money last three lifetimes believe that

  • BklynBandette

    Damn Busta. What 2 Do? What 2 Do?

  • http://xxlmag.com No Offense Boss

    No offense Boss, but blacks aren’t “natives” of America either. Just a fact.

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  • http://www.phtuckhu.com TheHaters

    Hey, my white ancestors stole this country fair and square.

  • jay3000

    mmmmmm moon pies…

  • anonymous

    smart legal move by the plaintiff’s lawyers…could have some serious implications for rappers that get in trouble with the public in the future.

  • Indigo Kid

    It’s more of a move for more cash than anything as it implicates the record labels which handle millions of dollars, hence a bigger payout.

  • Teddy

    what a bunch of bullshit

  • http://www.xxlmag.com EReal

    LOL @ This

    Yeah right, the Jew Unit will serve this fool.

    I hope he aint get shit.

  • its me

    skinheadbob……your are so lame with that white power shit. i bet your sister loves taking this black dick. i know cause i’ve been fucking her…..

  • Three4

    Money hungry nappy headed hoes…

  • darius14

    Damn you Busta now u got Dre in shit i bet Detox gonna get pushed back again now

  • http://www.hoodgrownrecords.com/myhood Hoodgrown

    yeah this is just straight bullshit. Cats are trying to eat off anything nowadays, huh?

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  • Jay-Hova

    skinheadbob u gay son go suck your paps and how can u get sewed for the way u act or portray your self?


    What this dude needs to do is get all them white girls off that coke. They taking all the jobs away from real hoes.
    The word baby momma has lost all meaning. None of these hoes is getting married.
    They all drinking and shit.
    I need somebody to pee on.God damn it!
    I gotta to go to Beverly Hills to pee on a bitch now?
    Fuck. Now I got to actually take a sista to the playas ball.
    Whats the world coming to.
    I slapped a trick the other day. And the broad had the nerve to apologize.
    I didn’t have to choak a btch.
    And when you do choke em, the white girls get purple marks all on they neck.
    The game messed up pimp.

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  • Carlito Bragonti

    Busta hasnt been good since the late 90′s. FUCK HIM AND FLIPMODE

  • http://leemangenayahoo.com lee mangena

    busta should send 4 a good lawyer like my cousin vinny gambino