Rza Threatens Game With Lawsuit

The Game may be in some legal trouble. In an interview with hiphopdx.com, the West Coast spitter revealed news of a possible lawsuit filed against him by that The RZA of Wu Tang Clan for the song “Heartbreaker” off Chuck Taylor’s 2 disc mixtape Purp and Patron that dropped last week.

“I think RZA [is] tryin’ to sue about ['Heartbreaker'] or somethin’,” Game told the site. “That’s fuckin’ crazy. Like, I don’t even know how RZA sues The Game.”

The Game expressed that as far as he knew, he was allowed to use the track. ”[Rza] came to the studio and brought the ['Heartbreaker'] track to me,” he said. “He’s like, ‘Yo Game, this is for you. You can have that.’ Those are his words.”

Surprisingly, Game isn’t actually looking to start beef with the Wu mastermind, which he’s became famous for. ”I still got nothin’ but respect for RZA [and] the whole Wu, and all of that,” he said. “I’m good. I’m good friends with Ghostface [Killah] and [Raekwon] and Method [Man]. Those are my dudes. I would never speak down on RZA or any of those dudes for that matter – not that any of those dudes [have anything] to do with this conversation. But with the Wu, you gotta speak to a pack. It’s all love.” —Michael Naclerio

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  • omen

    whats the bet game starts shit with rza in like a month? after hes just said: ”I still got nothin’ but respect for RZA [and] the whole Wu, and all of that,”, typical maa fucker!

    • http://twitter.com/Jamal7Mile Jamal7Mile

      Hahaa!! Game really, really, REALLY does not want to go there with The Wu. When they said WTC ain’t nothin’ to fuck with they were not playing. History proves this.

      • http://www.myspace.com/slotchmusic ms_spittuh

        I wouldn’t want to piss anyone from the Wu off lol!

  • caino

    Damn Game, put the beat down, and walk slowly backwards, dont fuck with the Wu !

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  • Don mcCaine

    Game caught a cease & desist because of the uncleared blues sample on ‘Heartbreaker’, whomever had/has the mixtape link had to take the song off of it.

    So don’t believe this very misleading news thread, like the Rza is sh^tting on Game…

  • The Best

    Fuck the RZA..ITS GAME TIME

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  • the real truth

    HMM…im smelling the age old beef promoting the album.

    Th ewu struggling to create the buzz they once did, and game coming from the beefing background needing to promote the Red album.

    This is completely manipulative of the fans.. someones already said… within the month therell be a freestyle diss out there, or a shitty phone conversation on a radio show circulating. mark my words its the obvious promotional tool to promote the album.


  • Q461

    A cease and desist is different than a lawsuit, its just that: a threat to sue if Game doesnt drop the track. It’s not like RZA has beef with dude and is going to write a dis record lol. Come to think of it, the Wu as a whole has stayed away from dis records for the most part with only a few exceptions since they started.

    it’s just industry business and politics. I feel like something similar happened a few years ago with Blahzay Blahzay and Wyclef over a sample from that Danger song.

    Quiet on this mutha today…was hoping we would get a blog about Kool Herc or somethin….At the very least some rant about Minaj on SNL the other night… but nothin….


    damn game…dont be shook by rza…keep doing your thing..fuk him and tha clan

  • Q461

    What RZA said about the situation:

    “The issue boils down to we, wanted to get the song on the album that was coming out for Game at the time. We went to the studio that night and Game felt the track and it was all good. The issue came about when it did not make it to the album because there was not enough time to clear the track. We spoke with Tony Martin, who informed us that the track would not be used and if it was, we would be notified. Now, that being said, they put it on a mix tape and never said anything to us; and we got an offer to have the tracked purchased by someone else.”

    “So this is not anything personal, and RZA has nothing but love for Game, but this is business and in all fairness, it would have been cool if they would have just let us know what the intent was, because we began soliciting the track for purchase and its looks like this was a double sale issue when it wasn’t. “

    • Don mcCaine

      good looking out Q…

      cats are quick to shout FUx the Clan & Rza…when they should be mad at the establishment for trying to double dip money for the sample…

      1. half of these cats don’t know about Herc
      2. Minaj did good with her acting…performances were extremely sub-par…costumes were nice tho’…

      • Q461

        No doubt yo. I’m just disappointed this site wasn’t worth much of my time today.

        1. Anybody that says Fuck Wutang doesn’t really get taken seriously by me in the first place.

        2. Unbelievable to me that people don’t do the knowledge and learn about Kool Herc. If it wasn’t for dude, we wouldn’t have shit. You can’t know where you going if you don’t know what got you there. Just to let yall know dude is suffering from kidney stone complications and that shit is painful as fuck. He’s got no insurance and the only ones I’ve heard of stepping up so far and pitching in have been Tony Touch and UTFO. Where’s Diddy? Jay? Will Smith? Russell? 50? Master P? I hope I hear somethin about some of the richest dudes in this game throwin homey a bone cause otherwise I’ll be straight disgusted.

        3. Minaj was pretty funny actually with that Bride of Blackenstein shit. I was surprised,her performances weren’t good but you are right her outfits were crazy dog lol.

      • Don mcCaine

        3. ‘Headz R Reddee pt.2′-BCC

        ^ would have put that in the top25 crew joints…cats STAY overlooking Boot Camp…

        • Q461

          Yeah I only got through about half that list….

          Dope track on an overlooked album. I had that CD , Boot Camp Click-For the People.

          I think those cats got outshined because of Wutang and other crews poppin in that era. Always loved Black Moon though, Smif N Wessun, Heltah Skeltah etc. Duck Down stays bein one of the premier indy labels in the game.

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  • Mutada Mullah Atari

    Wu is classic and dope ODB’s first album had some of the coldest RZA beats ever, but after his studio burnt down and he lost all his shit, his beats never sounded the same. I went on the Bobby Digital ride, but meh.

  • Don mcCaine

    yo…whaddup wit’ da comments matrix???

    I’ve even been posting sterile typing and it’s non-existent…

    @ Mutada

    wasn’t that before WTF & Supreme Clientele AND Digital in stereo?

  • Mestizo

    wu tang clan aint nothing to fuck wit!