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Lil Wayne Loses Lawsuit Over ‘The Carter’ Documentary

TMZ is reporting that rapper Lil Wayne has lost his lawsuit against Quincy Jones over the 2009 documentary, The Carter. Wayne had originally sued Jones because of the way the film portrayed the artist, but the jury decided otherwise. Even worse, Wayne also lost a counter-suit from Jones and has been ordered to pay him […]

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Carly Rae Jepsen and Owl City Sued Over “Good Time”

If you’re reading this post and have yet to suffer through the Carly Rae Jepsen and Owl City’s single “Good Time,” consider yourself lucky. Released in August, this one song has single-handedly drilled its way so far into my subconscious that the meer utterance of “whoa-oh” from a passerby sends my whole body into a […]

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Wu Tang Clan Members Accused of Illegal Sampling

A report has surfaced that names Wu Tung Clan members Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Method Man and RZA as defendants in a suit accusing them of illegal sampling. The accuser is Bridgeport Music and Westbound Records. The track in question is “New Wu” from ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Pt. II, a Raekwon solo album released in […]

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Two More Producers Sue Lil Wayne and Young Money Entertainment

Young Money Entertainment, the home of artists such as Lil Wayne and Drake, is back in court again over claims of wrongdoing from two (more) producers. According to documentation, Producers Andrews “Drew” Correa and Marcos “Infamous” Rodriguez have both sued Lil Wayne and Young Money Entertainment separately over unpaid royalties. Correa was hired to Produce […]

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Insane Clown Posse Sue The FBI (Seriously)

I have been sitting at my desk all day waiting for something, anything to rise from the Twitterverse about the events at the 13th Annual Gathering Of The Juggalos (no shame), but I never expected this to be the result: Insane Clown Posse have announced they are pursuing legal action against The Federal Bureau of […]

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Meat Loaf Sues Tribute Act For $100,000, Brands Him “Online Imposter”

Meat Loaf is suing a UK-based tribute act of his for $100,000 for use of a website named meatloaf.org. Dean Torkington, who performs under the name ‘To Hell and Back,’ was served with papers by Meat Loaf’s lawyers earlier this month.

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Rachel Taylor To Take Legal Action To Preserve Her Role In He Is We

Rachel Taylor of He Is We has had it rough in the past few months. In late April, He Is We announced that Rachel would no longer be able to tour with the band due to health complications. As a result of that, Stevie Scott stepped in to perform touring vocal duties. Now in addition […]

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UTG EXCLUSIVE: Dieter Laser Comments On “Human Centipede 3” Lawsuit

Earlier today UTG brought you news of Tom Six, the mastermind behind The Human Centipede series, suing actor Dieter Laser for refusing to appear in the trilogy’s final installment. In the article, we mentioned Dieter had yet to speak on the subject publicly, then moments later found ourselves with a personal message from the man […]

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Dieter Laser Sued Over “Human Centipede 3”

Dieter Laser is a name many may not recognize, but the now-iconic image of him as the evil doctor in the original Human Centipede is a visual I doubt any of us has been able to shake. His face has been hard to come by since the original, but Fangoria tipped us off this morning to […]

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Damon Dash Releases Curren$y’s Music Without Permission, Gets Sued

TMZ is breaking news that Curren$y has decided to sue Damon Dash over accusations he released Spitta’s music without permission. According to the story, Curren$y claims that Dame released two of his albums in 2010 (Pilot Talk and Pilot Talk II) based on a a deal which never materialized. He is seeking $1.5 million in […]

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Homeless Man Claims Eminem Stole His Idea, Sues For $9 Million

A man who lists his address as “homeless” is making headlines worldwide this morning after suing rapper Eminem for $9 million on claims the emcee stole his idea. Stephen Lee Pieck filed the suit, which involves a situation from 2010, earlier this month at the United States District Court in the Southern District of New […]

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RIP Megaupload (2005-2012)

In the past months we have heard a ton about these bills that have the potential to change the way we browse and share material on the internet. These “monsters” are the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA). Many high traffic sites such as Google and Wikipedia showed their support in favor […]