Tag: Legal

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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B.G. Pleads Guilty to Gun Charge; Could Face Up to 40 Years in Prison
By December 8, 2011
B.G. Pleads Guilty to Gun Charge; Could Face Up to 40 Years in Prison

Aw man. The rise and fall. Yesterday in Court, Former Cash Money Millionaire B.G. confirmed that he was guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm and witness tampering. Prosecutors made clear there is no plea agreement or deal in place. By pleading guilty, Dorsey admitted to certain facts. Some of the guns […]

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Yoo Juelz Santana, Don’t Be a Terrorist…
By November 12, 2011
Yoo Juelz Santana, Don’t Be a Terrorist…

Rapper Juelz Santana was arrested this week in New Jersey on suspicion of making terrorist threats … TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources wouldn’t specify what constituted the threats, but they tell us, Juelz — real name LaRon James — was also booked for disorderly conduct. According to law enforcement, the rapper refused to let […]

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Ryan Leslie Being Sued For Not Rewarding Laptop Finder With Promised $1 Million
By October 25, 2011
Ryan Leslie Being Sued For Not Rewarding Laptop Finder With Promised $1 Million

Having pleaded desperately online for the return of his missing laptop overseas, Ryan Leslie promised whoever returned the laptop the sum of $1 million dollars no questions asked. Welp, looks like he allegedly never paid up. Armin Augstein said in court filings that he repeatedly tried to reap the reward from the Harlem-based musician after […]

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DMX Says He Has Kicked Coke Addiction
By October 20, 2011
DMX Says He Has Kicked Coke Addiction

Says DMX Everyone was taking advantage of me with my finances, trying to put me in the direction to fail. I have 10 kids. I have to drive them in the right direction, so I let the cocaine go. I am on a spiritual road to do right in my life. I am leaving out […]

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Soulja Boy Arrested for Allegedly Having Guns, “Substantial Amount” of Marijuana In Car
By October 18, 2011
Soulja Boy Arrested for Allegedly Having Guns, “Substantial Amount” of Marijuana In Car

TMZ gets the scoop that Soulja Boy and his crew were arrested early this morning in Temple, GA for allegedly having over $70,000 worth of marijuana and cash in his car. Also, there were also allegedly a number of guns found inside. More news as it develops. Lawyer Up.

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T.I. Finally Free From Halfway House
By September 29, 2011
T.I. Finally Free From Halfway House

Rapper T.I. was released from an Atlanta halfway house Thursday morning, his lawyer said. Welcome back. The performer spent the last 14 days in the halfway house to complete his 11-month prison sentence for a parole violation. He now begins a year-long probation, according to the lawyer, Steve Sadow. CNN

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