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Lil Wayne Sues Quincy Jones' Son, Quincy Jones III, For Unauthorized Music

Lil Wayne Files Lawsuit Against Legendary Music Producer’s Son

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Lil Wayne is upset with Quincy Jones’ son, Quincy Jones III, for using unlicensed music from his multi-platinum album, “The Carter 3,” in support of the documentary, “The Carter.” Sources claim the rapper is unhappy with the final version of the film, describing it as a “scandalous portrayal.” Lil Wayne’s lawsuit against Jones III and his production company, QD3 Entertainment, is the latest of many legal proceedings stemming from the…

Ariane Davis Claims She and Memphitz Had Sex And He Never Hit Her

Another “Love and HipHop Atlanta” Cast Member Airs Memphitz’s Dirty Laundry

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Ariane Davis spoke with The Breakfast club to reveal that she and Memphitz got “down and dirty” at one point and time. Although Memphitz merely suggested he and Davis dated at one point, Davis claims they never dated. They only engaged in intimacy. When asked if Memphitz has ever put his hands on her, she said no. Memphitz has recently filed a lawsuit against the company that created the show…

In-N-Out Burger Sued for Discriminating Against Blacks and Workers Over 40

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A law firm in Orange County is suing the fast food and burger chain,  In-N-Out Burger for its hiring practices. The Tidrick Law Firm has instituted a class-action lawsuit  against the burger chain for allegedly having an illegal practice of deliberately not hiring applicants who are African American or those who are over the age of 40. The law suit came about because of two men from the Bay Area…

'Basketball Wives' Star Tami Roman Wins $800K Child Support Settlement Against Ex-Husband Kenny Anderson

‘Basketball Wives’ Star Tami Roman Acquires $800K In Child Support Lawsuit Against Kenny Anderson

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“Basketball Wives” star Tami Roman has just struck an $800,000 goldmine after battling a child support lawsuit against her ex-husband, NBA star Kenny Anderson. The lawsuit almost lasted for nine years. Roman filed a lawsuit in New Jersey in 2005, claiming that Anderson had stopped paying the court-ordered $8,500/month in child support for their two daughters- totaling $800,000 in missed payments. According to reports, the two recently settled the case…

Chris Brown and Drake Sued for $16 Million Over Bar Room Fight

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Chris Brown and Drake are learning the hard way that if you get into bar room brawls, the rich guy is going to end up paying the medical bills.  The two men are being sued for $16 million for their role in the highly-publicized melee, so it’s going to cost them a few bucks to make up for this one. Neither Brown nor Drake’s team has responded to the lawsuit.  …

Jackson Mississippi school district sued for restraining troubled students with handcuffs

Jackson Mississippi school district sued for restraining troubled students with handcuffs

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The Jackson, Mississippi, school district has agreed to stop shackling students to fixed objects, after it was sued for handcuffing pupils to railings and poles at a school for troubled children, officials said on Friday. The Southern Poverty Law Center sued Jackson Public Schools in 2011 over its treatment of students at the district’s Capital City Alternative School. Students at that campus have been suspended or expelled from other schools….

John Travolta’s Second Accuser in Sex Scandal Identified

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John Travolta’s second accuser in the sex scandal has been revealed, and he’s a stocky African-American man named John Truesdale, identified in the complaint only as as John Doe #2. The fact that Truesdale’s identity had been revealed seemed to come as a shock to him. “I thought I was supposed to be anonymous,” said Truesdale. “I can’t talk about [the case]. I’m not allowed to give any comment.” Truesdale…

Can’t Catch A Break: Terrell Owens Fights Foreclosure in Miami

Can’t Catch A Break: Terrell Owens Fights Foreclosure in Miami

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According  to TMZ , the former NFL star allegedly owes over a million bucks on a fancy Miami beach condo … and now, the bank wants to foreclose on it. It’s one of the last homes Terrell still owns after being forced to sell off several others — most recently in Dallas — but Deutsche National Bank sued him in April, claiming he still owes $1.47 million on the property…

Wal-Mart Sued for “All Black People Leave the Store Now” Announcement on PA System

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A man is suing Wal-Mart after someone got onto the public address system and asked all black people to leave the store.  The man says that he suffered emotional distress from the incident, and is asking for $1 million in damages. Donnell Battie claims that Wal-Mart was careless, negligent and reckless in the incident and failed to control the PA system in the store.   The suit has been filed in…

Man Sues Walmart For $1 Million Over Racist Remark

Man Sues Walmart For $1 Million Over Racist Remark

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A New Jersey man has filed a $1 million lawsuit against Wal-Mart for alleged racism. Donnell Battie claims to have been traumatized after hearing racist comments over the loud speaker at a Washington Township location, in 2010. According to Battie, a Wal-Mart employee used the store intercom to request that all black people leave the establishment. As such, Battie is accusing the store of being negligent in failing to control…

J-Lo’s Former Driver Sues Her for Not Letting Him Have Meal Breaks

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Jennifer Lopez‘s former driver is claiming that, when the diva was in the backseat, he didn’t eat. A lack of meal breaks is one of the indignities Hakom Manoukian is alleging in a breach-of-contract lawsuit filed today against Lopez, Nuyorican Productions and her manager, Benny Medina. Manoukian says he had been driving Lopez and Marc Anthony part-time since 2005—but that it all went wrong when he was encouraged to give up his private…

Coca-Cola Said To Discriminate Against Minority Workers: Lawsuit Filed

Coca-Cola Said To Discriminate Against Minority Workers: Lawsuit Filed

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  A total of sixteen Black and Hispanic employees at the Coca-Cola soft drink company have filed a lawsuit claiming that they have been forced to work under conditions that can be categorized as being “a cesspool of racial discrimination,” reports the New York Daily News on Monday. The Brooklyn Federal Court lawsuit which was filed against two of the company’s five production plants in Maspeth and Elmsford, New York,…

EMI Sues Cash Money Records For Not Paying Royalties

EMI Sues Cash Money Records For Not Paying Royalties

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    Cash Money Records, the label that Birdman built alongside his brother Slim and hip-hop superstar Lil Wayne, has been accused of failing to pay royalties … again. According to Courthouse News Service, music giant EMI filed a lawsuit against Cash Money Records in a Manhattan court recently, alleging that the label has failed to pay royalties for various samples they’ve used from their catalog. Cash Money owes more…

The Temptations File Class Action Royalty Suit Against Universal

The Temptations File Class Action Royalty Suit Against Universal

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    There are more than a dozen of these types of lawsuits pending in courts, including eight that were filed in the past 12 months. The latest challenge, similar to what has come already, seeks to punish UMG for attempting to get away with paying pennies on the dollar when artists believe they should be making dimes on the dollar. The cases are potentially worth hundreds of millions of…

Chris Rock Attacks a Journalist Over Tea Party Question

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A reporter, Jason Mattera, drew ire from comedian Chris Rock when asking him a question about the Tea Party.   The question blindsided Rock to the point that he attacked Mattera on the spot.   “When you said the Tea Party was insane and racist …” was all that Mattera said before Rock turned and fought him to the ground. Mattera asked the question after Rock did a recent interview with…