Estate

Morris Day took to Instagram with claims that the estate of the late Prince, who helped develop the band in the early stages of his career, blocked him from using The Time for performance purposes.

In the weeks since the passing of Young & The Restless actor Kristoff St John, legal wrangling over his estate has ensued. After one of his daughters filed to take control of the estate saying her father didn’t have a will, St. John’s father says that his son did indeed leave a handwritten will behind.

The Black Frank White’s likeness is still a money machine thus his family is asking for extra respect on the legend’s trademark. An equipment brand apparently did not thus B.I.G.’s legal team is coming for his coin.

The sudden passing of Mac Miller earlier this year came at a time when his career was undoubtedly on an upward arc. Now, the late Pittsburgh rapper’s family is requesting documents to examine the value of his estate.

Lil Wayne found himself running into a legal hurdle after attempting trademark the name “New Dirty Bastard” for branding and merchandising purposes. The estate of Ol’ Dirty Bastard believes the name infringes on the Wu-Tang Clan swordsman’s legacy and could damage upcoming marketing plans linked to the late rapper.

Someone at HTC dropped the ball. Nina Simone‘s estate is suing the phone company for using the late, great Jazz singer and pianist’s “Sinnerman” without proper permission. 

This is not what Jadakiss had in mind when he rapped, “Dead rappers get better promotion.” The family of the late Hip-Hop crooner Nate Dogg continues to battle over the assets he left behind. Apparently Nate’s kids are against having their grandmother or stepmother handling their father’s estate, reports TMZ. As TMZ first reported, when […]