Lil Wayne Sued for $15 Million Over Alleged Song Theft
Lil Wayne and YMCMB have been hit with yet another lawsuit.
This time Weezy and company are being sued for $15,000,000 over the hit single “BedRock.”
According to AllHipHop.com:
Done Deal Enterprises, based in Waynesboro, Georgia, filed a lawsuit against Lil Wayne, Young Money Records, and Cash Money Records, in the United States District Court, Southern district of New York, over the song.
The lawsuit, which was filed on August 1st, claims that the rapper stole their copyrighted tune “BedRock,” and incorporated it into the track of the same name, that was eventually featured on the compilation album We Are Young Money.
According to the lawsuit, the single has moved an estimated 3,000,000 copies, while the album has been certified Gold (500,000 sold) by the RIAA.
Lil Wayne has been ordered to appear in court on October 12, 2011.