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Nowadays, being associated with anything related to Tupac comes with a touch of drama. A former back up singer has recently filed a lawsuit against the late rapper’s estate over unpaid royalties.

Natasha Walker, of R&B group Y?N-Vee, sang back up vocals on Pac’s “Bury Me a G” which was featured on the 1994 Thug Life compilation. The singer was properly credited on the album’s liner notes but she is now claiming she has never seen one payment for her vocal performance.

According to Walker, her and Shakur made a pact to share ownership in the song rather than just featuring her as a hired talent.

She might have a tough time collecting on the monies since “Bury Me a G” was originally recorded in 1993 and the statute of limitations in the state of California is only four years. Her attorney claims that since the project continues to earn income that her client is still entitled to proper compensation.

Recently former Vibe magazine writer and editor Kevin Powell filed a suit against the producers of All Eyez On Me citing his original interviews with Tupac were the basis for much of the film.

You can peep “Bury Me a G” below.

Photo: WENN

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