Bernadette Giacomazzo

Must Be The Money: Top 10 Frivolous Rap Lawsuits

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5. Rick Ross Sues Rick Ross

What the parole officer-turned-rapper William Roberts has done to the real Rick Ross is tantamount to identity theft…but it says a lot about the sad state of Hip-Hop affairs when folks, in general, know of the Miami pig’s (pun intended) past & still co-sign the fakery (then have the nerve to call themselves “real N-words”). In any event, Freeway Ricky Ross — a California-based drug kingpin with several Federal bids under his belt (in other words, someone who really is “about that life”) — sued William Roberts under a Federal copyright infringement statute, claiming that he stole his name to make a profit for himself. (Sounds about right.) Initially, the suit went in Roberts’ favor; the suit was later reversed to go in favor of The Real Rick Ross.

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  • Johnny Cockran

    The real “Freeway Ricky Ross” had a legitimate lawsuit against a former corrections officer for stealing his entire indentity, life style, life story and real name. This is fraud to the tenth degree in any level. This self proclaimed “boss” is as fake as a three dolla’ bill! Frivolous lawsuit? Think again HHW!