Lil Nas X & Sony Hit With $25 Million Copyright Lawsuit

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Lil Nas X will finally have his first taste of true celebrity status as the 20-year-old rapper and record label Sony have been hit with a $25 million lawsuit over an uncleared Bobby Caldwell sample. Music publisher The Music Force alleges that Nas X and his producer allegedly used portions …

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Tay-K Appeals His 55-Year Prison Sentence

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Earlier this week, a jury in Fort Worth deliberated for nearly three hours before sentencing 19-year-old rapper Tay-K to 55 years in prison with a $10,000 fine for his role in the death of 21-year-old Ethan Walker. But now, Tay-K, born Taymor McIntyre, is reportedly appealing his conviction and sentence, …

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Facebook Ordered To Pay $5 Billion Penalty For Privacy Breach

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Social media conglomerate Facebook will have to pay a $5 billion settlement, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), for “deceptive disclosures and settings” that eroded user privacy and violated a prior agreement signed with the commission in 2012. Facebook agreed to the settlement, putting to rest several years of …

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A$AP Rocky Charged With Assault In Sweden

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Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky has been charged with assault after a June confrontation in Stockholm, Sweden. However, A$AP’s attorney, Slobodan Jovicic, maintains his client was defending himself after being assaulted and that A$AP is innocent. “We think it was self-defense, but the prosecutor has chosen to go with the injured …

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R. Kelly’s Crisis Manager Resigns After Saying He Wouldn’t Leave His Daughter With A Pedophile, Later Recants Statement “I Should Have Worded It Better”

Darrell Johnson, crisis manager for the embattled R&B singer R. Kelly, has stepped down from his position after back-pedaling a potentially damaging comment he made about not leaving his daughter alone with someone accused of pedophilia.  Journalist Gayle King, had the opportunity to speak with Johnson prior to his resignation …

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