Tag: Legal

Game Has to Pay $5 Milli to Greensboro (NC) Police Officers
By February 22, 2012
Game Has to Pay $5 Milli to Greensboro (NC) Police Officers

A North Carolina appeals court on Tuesday upheld part of a 2010 ruling that awards $5 million in compensatory damages to five Greensboro police officers who filed a defamation lawsuit against rapper Jayceon Taylor, more commonly known as “The Game.”

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Nas Reportedly Owes $339k in Back Taxes to Make a Grand Total of $6 Million Owed
By February 15, 2012
Nas Reportedly Owes $339k in Back Taxes to Make a Grand Total of $6 Million Owed

This can’t be real life. Every week we get at least one rapper or celebrity that has an absurd amount of taxes owed. Well, apparently, Nas failed to pay $339,005.49 in federal income tax in 2010 and now the U.S. government has obtained a lien on his property. While that may seem like a lot, […]

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Cory Gunz Could Face Minimum 3.5 Years in Prison if Convicted for Gun Charge
By January 30, 2012
Cory Gunz Could Face Minimum 3.5 Years in Prison if Convicted for Gun Charge

Cory Gunz – born Peter Pankey Jr. – was arrested in the Bronx Saturday when cops found he was carrying an unregistered Taurus .9mm handgun, police said. He was arraigned in Bronx Criminal Court Sunday night on charges of criminal possession of a loaded firearm. His father, rapper Peter Gunz, posted the $30,000 bail. “This […]

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The Irony. Cory Gunz Arrested for Carrying a Loaded Gun.
By January 29, 2012
The Irony. Cory Gunz Arrested for Carrying a Loaded Gun.

Cory Gunz was arrested yesterday afternoon for allegedly having a loaded gun in his bag. Click below to read what his father had to say about the arrest.

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Songwriter Wants Royalty Payments for B.o.B.’s “Airplanes”
By January 27, 2012
Songwriter Wants Royalty Payments for B.o.B.’s “Airplanes”

B.O.B.’s hit single Airplanes is the subject of a lawsuit from a songwriter who claims she helped write the track but failed to receive a credit. Songwriter Christine Dominguez has now filed suit against the song’s producers, Jeremy Dussolliet and Tim Sommers, who work under the names Kinetics and One Love, suggesting she contributed to […]

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SURPRISE! The Dream Owes $117k In Taxes
By January 16, 2012
SURPRISE! The Dream Owes $117k In Taxes

It somewhat boggles my mind that people still think they can get away with not paying taxes. This time around, it’s The Dream’s turn. The Georgia Department of Revenue filed a state tax lien against the music producer — claiming Dream failed to pay income taxes in 2007 totaling $60,578 … with interest and fees, […]

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Locked Up Lil Boosie Pens Letter to His Fans
By January 16, 2012
Locked Up Lil Boosie Pens Letter to His Fans

Baton Rouge rapper Lil Boosie has been out of commission the last few years due to gun and drug charges. He’s now preparing to face a murder trial in April and sent out this letter to fans to keep them updated. Click below to read, if interested:

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Pay Your Bills, Nelly.
By December 26, 2011
Pay Your Bills, Nelly.

Via TMZ: Nelly ran up a $20,403.64 credit card bill with American Express — which seems totally reasonable for a big name rap star. Just one problem … AMEX says he never paid it! The credit card company filed a lawsuit against Nelly (real name Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr) in Missouri back in October to […]

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Young Buck Could Lose His “Young Buck” Name
By December 24, 2011
Young Buck Could Lose His “Young Buck” Name

Via AP: Rapper Young Buck could lose his name and other assets in a bankruptcy case that the rapper says is frustrating his attempts to sign with a new record label. Davidson County Bankruptcy Judge George Paine converted the artist’s bankruptcy from Chapter 11 reorganization to Chapter 7 liquidation this week. The trustee administering his estate has said she plans […]

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SURPRISE! Tyler the Creator Arrested for Vandalism…
By December 23, 2011
SURPRISE! Tyler the Creator Arrested for Vandalism…

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Looking visibly happy to be in the back of a cop car (that’s more street rapper cred, obviously. crazy.) Tyler, the Creator was arrested last night in LA after he allegedly trashed some sound equipment inside the world famous Roxy on Sunset Blvd. Tyler was arrested on suspicion of vandalism […]

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By December 21, 2011
Slim Dunkin’s Death Allegedly Started Over a Piece of Candy

Police are reporting that rapper Slim Dunkin’s death was the result of an altercation over a piece of candy he took from someone in the studio. There’s gotta be more to the story than that, but it seems like this was the initial spark to the flame. So senseless. R.I.P.

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Don’t Smoke in the Middle East; Snoop Dogg in Legal Crisis
By December 16, 2011
Don’t Smoke in the Middle East; Snoop Dogg in Legal Crisis

Via TMZ Snoop Dogg is in the middle of an international crisis … accused of sparking a phattie burbatty blunt in the middle of Lebanon, which ignited a criminal investigation … this according to a major Middle East concert promoter. TMZ has learned … Big Snoop has been threatened with a lawsuit over an appearance […]

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Gucci Mane Makes Around $25k A Month
By December 12, 2011
Gucci Mane Makes Around $25k A Month

TMZ had posted this story about Gucci Mane striking a custody deal with his baby’s mother – he has to pay $2,026 a month to help support his 4-year-old son – but the most interesting figure? According to the legal documents, Gucci makes $24,908 a month. Unfortunately, it doesn’t specify how they came up with […]

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OMG. Drake Does a Bad Thing and STEALS the City of Toronto’s Logo!!
By December 10, 2011
OMG. Drake Does a Bad Thing and STEALS the City of Toronto’s Logo!!

Wowsers. Drake committing high profile crimes for that street cred? (that’s sarcasm in the post title, for those who didn’t realize). Cliff Notes: Drake jacked the city of Toronto’s “official” logo for his Take Care billboard. Now, people in Toronto are mildly-overreacting over the use of the logo.  That Aubrey. What a rebel. Click below […]

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