50 Cent and Lil Kim Sued Over “Magic Stick” Royalties

50-cent.jpgProducer Carlos “Phantom of the Beat” Evans has filed suit against 50 Cent, Lil Kim, Rotten Apple Records and Atlantic Records over unpaid royalties for the song “Magic Stick.” According to the Associated Press, Evans’ suit claims that the producer was paid a flat $7,500 fee for his work on the song, but never received additional royalties as he was promised. “Magic Stick” was originally recorded for 50 Cent’s 2003 Interscope debut Get Rich or Die Tryin,’ but instead ended up on Kim’s La Bella Mafia LP on Atlantic Records. The single rose to No. 2 on the Billboard Singles chart and the album was eventually certified double platinum. “It was one of the hottest tracks on that album, and I didn’t collect my royalties,” Evans said. But according to attorney Theodore Sedlmayr, who represents 50 Cent and Rotten Apple, a royalties audit is being held up due to a sample used on the track. “Atlantic is trying to get it straightened out,” Sedlmayr said. “If after the accounting Mr. Evans is entitled to anything, he’ll get it then.” Atlantic Records declined comment when contacted by the AP, citing a policy against discussing pending litigation.

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  • http://www.myspace.com/deandresurrellthegreat deandre

    u see 50 u on top now…the people wanna sue u till they break u down like micheal jackson.

  • grapes

    Wow…I seen this bitch nigga (50 Cent) on The Bassment B.E.T….his whole fuckin’ crew weak as shit at freestyling, he didn’t even step up…Young Buck was iight…Prodigy fucking CHOKED. What happened to the M.O.B.B…fuck. Started naming artists who should be eliminated out the game…nigga should be fucking gone right now. Why doesn’t everyone who don’t like just diss him and his dumb ass crew, get their fuckin’ boostin’ asses the fuck outta this…they don’t deserve it anymore…GRADUATION.

  • joking ??

    thats is so stupit who can up with that idea ?????? b.t.w 50 aint gonna sing any more did you see his last intervjue ?????? any way hiphop has been dead for some time

  • jumpman23

    50 is corny