Lawsuits

A University of Notre Dame student has come forward with a lawsuit and allegations of sexual misconduct against a female academic coach and her daughter.

The success of Empire had so many people coming out of the woodworks, trying to claim a spot in their pot. First, it was 50 Cent who said the show was a rip-off of his Starz show, Power. Then, Mo’Nique, said she was supposed to play Cookie, and Joseline Hernandez thinks the character was based off her. Now, Fox […]

Ginuwine is caught up in a storm. The R&B singer is close to bankruptcy, and most of it is thanks to his divorce from wife, Sole. Ginuwine, whose real name is Elgin Lumpkin, is currently being sued by one of the executive producers, Robert Reives, from his first album, “The Bachelor.” Rieves claims that he is […]

For those who don’t know what Tinder is, it’s a dating app that’s, which I heard, mostly used for hookups. (That means the sex.) You swipe right on someone’s profile, that means you like that person; swiping left means you don’t. If you like someone, and they like you back — yes!  — it’s a […]

In the latest example of our legal system needing a serious overhaul, a self-described homeless woman in L.A. is suing several stars and a movie studio in order to have a captive audience in court to pitch her idea for a TV show. According to TMZ, Jo Anne Vandegriff has filed a lawsuit against Halle Berry, Amanda Bynes, Armie […]

R&B singer Frank Ocean has fired what appears to be the last shot in his dispute with fast food chain Chipotle. The Odd Future crooner was commissioned by the Tex Mex chain to rework a song called “Pure Imagination” for a healthy farming promo. They paid him a $212K advance for his services, but Ocean […]

The teenager who alleges that rapper Kanye West assaulted him in a doctor’s office for calling his fiancee racial slurs doesn’t want a trial. According to TMZ, the 18-year-old wants to settle for upwards of six figures to keep the matter out of court. We’re told the 18-year-old is adamant — he does NOT want […]

With rappers being sued left and right for sample clearance issues and adopted monikers, it’s a change to see one taking someone else to court. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rapper Rick Ross is suing disbanded group LMFAO for unauthorized use of his hit record “Hustlin” in their 2010 smash “Party Rock Anthem.” In dispute […]

Kanye West has been enjoying many year-end accolades for his album “Yeezus,” which include two Grammy nominations. However, he has just been hit with a lawsuit over his latest single from that album, “Bound 2,” which featured a racy video with his fiancee Kim Kardashian. According to the New York Daily News, Ohio singer Ricky Spicer […]

It’s a sad day for rap fans who don’t know the lyrics. The popular lyric site Rap Genius was recently sent a letter by the National Music Publishers Association demanding them to get proper licenses to print copyrighted lyrics to songs on their site or remove the lyrics altogether.   While Rap Genius is the […]

It was all good just a Tweet ago. Music stars Future and Drake were set to hit the road together on a 39-city “Do You Want A Tour?” tour this Friday, but that is no longer happening. Thanks to a quote by Future in an issue of Billboard magazine, where he criticizes Drake’s new album, […]

  Two of the biggest producers in the music business are about to square off in court. Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am has taken legal action against Pharrell Williams over his “I Am Other” brand because it is too similar to trademarks that he holds. Sign-Up for TheUrbanDaily Newsletter! [ione_newsletter_signup] According to court documents obtained […]