Chicago Rapper Sues Ludacris Over The Song “Sex Room” — Tha Wire [VIDEO]
A up and comin Chicago rapper claims Ludacris stole his song and he wants to be compensated. Get all the details and more with Tha Wire now.
A Chicago rapper known as MarVo is suing Ludacris over the song “Sex Room”. TMZ is reporting MarVo, claims that he created the song in 2009 with a producer named Kajun who turned around and sold the song to Luda behind his back. Luda’s version of “Sex Room” appeared on his 2010 album Battle of the Sexes and featured Trey Songz.
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MarVo is now asking for compensation from Ludacris, which is weird because Luda didn’t steal the song, he paid for it. If anything the Chi-Town up-and-coming artist should be suing the producer.
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Meanwhile, Will.i.am is suing Pharrell Williams over the singer’s creative brand “i am OTHER” citing copyright infringement. To learn more about the brand click here.
According to court docs obtained by Rolling Stone, the Peas front-man is claiming that he owns the the “I AM” phrase and Pharrell’s logo is “confusingly similar”. To that, Pharrell issued a statement on the issue and in a very professional manner said, “negro please”:
“I am disappointed that Will, a fellow artist, would file a case against me. ”I am someone who likes to talk things out and, in fact, I attempted to do just that on many occasions. I am surprised in how this is being handled and I am confident that Will’s trademark claims will ultimately be found to be as meritless and ridiculous as I do.”
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Finally, Less than a week after 18-year-old rising star Lil Snupe was murdered, police have their suspect in custody. MTV news is reporting that the Winnfield, Louisiana Police Department officially charged 36-year old Tony Holden, with 1st degree murder, armed robbery and illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Holden is accused of murdering Snupe on June 20th after a verbal altercation over a video game. Learn more now. Press play to hear Tha Wire :