royalties

It seems that JAY-Z’s dealings with his former cosmetics partner are not quite over. A court has ruled that Parlux Fragrances owes him over four million dollars in royalties.

It seems Meek Mill is in need of some legal aid in a hurry. The “Amen” rapper has revealed that he has yet to be paid by his record company and doesn’t know what is going on with his record contract.

The Game has largely avoided paying off a massive $7 million judgment in a sexual assault matter involving a contestant of his now-defunct VH1 reality series, She Got Game. Although Priscilla Rainey was denied seizure of Game’s royalties this past April, it appears now she will have access to those monies until the judgment is […]

The Game was in danger of having his royalties seized by the woman who accused him of sexual assault and won a $7 million judgment against him that she claims went unpaid. The West Coast rapper can breathe somewhat easier, this after it was reported that a judge won’t order him to hand over his […]

The Game is gearing up to drop a new record but there is a good chance he won’t see a dime in sales from the project. After defaulting on a $7.5 million judgment in an alleged sexual assault matter, the rapper could have his royalties seized to settle the massive debt.

R. Kelly has been deeply entrenched in the struggle in the wake of the Lifetime docu-series, Surviving R. Kelly and the explosive allegations that followed. Now, the troubled R&B singer had to cough up his music royalty dough to pay off a debt he owed to a Chicago landlord.

Donald Glover and his former label Glassnote Records were embroiled in a legal tussle over unpaid royalties regarding music streaming. The artist also known as Childish Gambino and the label have settled their legal differences, ending a battle that began early last year.

Vincent Herbert, the ex-husband of Celebrity Big Brother star Tamar Braxton, might have to let go some of his royalties to settle a $65,000 debt. Herbert has worked behind the scenes with the likes of Toni Braxton, Destiny’s Child, and others.

Frank Ocean and producer Om’Mas Keith have been embroiled in a bitter battle of production credits and royalties related to Ocean’s second studio album, Blonde. With the pair both suing each other over the matter, they have agreed to settle and will not continue with the lawsuits.

Earlier this week, Lil Wayne filed official documents to have a countersuit from Birdman dismissed, this after the Cash Money Records boss claimed the Young Money Records honcho of stealing Drake‘s royalties. In short, Wayne’s Aspire Music Group believes that Cash Money is trying to stall already established contract details in place.

Harvey Weinstein already has the mounting sexual assault allegations to contend with and now, his former business, The Weinstein Company, is the target of legal action from Jay-Z and Eminem. The Hip-Hop stars claim TWC owes them royalties and payments for services rendered to the production company.

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.