Riff Raff, recently seen getting clowned by Hot 97’s Ebro Darden as a Hip-Hop poseur and struggle bar delivery man, claims that he is about to or is suing…somebody. The Houston rapper is looking for big money compensation because he feels a character in the James Franco helmed film Spring Breakers was a riff on his identity. No pun.
Riff Raff — the rapper and former MTV reality star — says he’s suing the people responsible for the movie “Spring Breakers” for $8 to $10 MILLION … because he believes he was the basis for one of the characters.
Basically, Riff believes James Franco based his character Alien (a white rapper/gangster with cornrows and gold teeth) after himself … and therefore he should get a bag full of cash for his troubles.
On his way out of AV Club in Hollywood last night, Riff offered up the logic behind his case … and it’s glorious:
“It’s like if I have a front yard. And you’re planting soil and you’re planting trees and building peaches and houses and selling parking lots on my property … then I deserve to be compensated for some portion of that money.”
Coincidentally, Riff Raff just dropped a new video for a song called “Mr. Popular,” which you can watch on on the next page.
Serious question, do you take Riff Raff seriously as a rapper? Inquiring minds want to know. Enlighten us with your thoughts in the comments.