Suits against W.i.P nightclub continues, this time is from Chris Brown’s Forty-three year-old bodyguard, Patrick Strickland, who is suing Drake and the nightclub for head injuries he sustained during the fight between Brown and Drake. Continue reading →
Nas’ promoter Patrick Allocco, who was kidnapped last New Year’s Eve along with his son, when Nas pulled a no-show at a scheduled concert in Angola is now suing the rapper for $10 million over the ordeal. Continue reading →
Latin bellydancer, Shakira, is getting ready to take two of her former employees to court over allegations of extortion and defamation.
According to the Colombian news paper El Esplendor, the singer’s two former employees of 11 years are threatening to release details about her private life if she doesn’t hand over $500,000… the two employees were just recently fired for undisclosed reasons, and according to the news paper, this may be the motive behind their threats.
Shakira’s lawyer, Exequiel A. Camerini, told the paper, “There is clear evidence of intentions to defame and cause harm to my client by taking advantage of her public persona and spotless personal reputation in exchange for money.”
No one knows what the two former employees are claiming to have.
Hip Hop group, the Beastie Boys are getting ready to tussle with Monster Energy Corp in court sometime this month, and or next month over their tunes the corp used in its promotional campaign without permission…. E! News reports that, the Beastie Boys are claiming that Monster Energy used three of their songs: “Sabotage,” “So Whatcha Want” and “Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun” in its 2012 Rockies event that aired on the energy drink website in May.
According to the complaint, the video is “comprised substantially of excerpts from the Beastie Boys Sound Recordings and the Beastie Boys Musical Compositions totaling more than three minutes in duration.”
Now the Hip Hop group are seeking unspecified damages for alleged copyright infringement and various other intellectual property violations.
Country music singer Kenny Rogers filed a lawsuit against his record label Capital Records for what he claimed unpaid digital music sales. The country singer said, Capital Records owes him about $400,000 and still haven’t paid him yet because of a number of accounting errors. According to the lawsuit, this battle has been going on since 2007.
Taste of Country reports that: As far as the digital music sales portion goes, Rogers alleges that the label was deliberate in leading him and other artists astray in details about what they were owed from the sale of their songs online, and he says he’s been being underpaid for more than 30 years now. The claim has become more of a common one in the industry since digital sales entered the picture….