The Late Messy Mya’s Estate Sues Beyoncé For $20 Mil For Sampling Him In “Formation”

Messy Mya was a local star in New Orleans in the late 00’s, known for his hilarious YouTube videos, boisterous attitude and his bounce music (a popular style in N.O.) Sadly, he was murdered while leaving his baby shower in 2010, but his memory lives on – and he was even recognized by Beyoncé when she made her New Orleans-inspired track, “Formation,” in 2016.


Young Thug Hit With $360k Lawsuit For Doing THIS In NY

According to a promoter in Rochester, NY, Young Thug was paid to perform at a recent concert, but he ended up being a no-show. A contract was signed and the $55k was in Thugger’s account, but when it came down to it, the rapper “did not have a valid legal reason for his failure to perform.”


Donald Trump Sued For Still Making Money Off His Business Ventures While Being President

The President just got his first lawsuit in office, for allegedly violating a clause of the Constitution which prohibits federal office holders from making money off of foreign powers. Examples included in the suit filed by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington include leases held by foreign governments in Trump Tower, room reservations in Trump’s D.C. hotel and payments from foreign governments, rebroadcast episodes of The Apprentice and Celebrity Apprentice and more.


Blac Chyna’s Former Managers Say She Owes Them Over $3 Million

Blac Chyna could be facing a lawsuit soon, as it appears that her money-hungry former managers want to cash in on what Angela has built in recent years. According to a new report, Jason Alston and Lincoln Hayes of Infinite Grind Multimedia signed Chy to a 10-year contract in 2007 – with a 50/50 split. How shady does that ENTIRE thing sound? Giving management HALF of your earnings, and signing for a DECADE? Something was very wrong there…


Gabrielle Union Settles ‘Being Mary Jane’ Lawsuit With BET

Earlier this fall, Gabrielle Union filed a lawsuit against BET Networks over their show that she stars in, Being Mary Jane. In the suit, Gaby alleged that they’d breached their contract by trying to squeeze two seasons of episodes into one, so that they didn’t have to pay her the extra money per episode she was guaranteed in the next season. The actress was seeking more than $1 million in damages, as well as to have her contract amended immediately to reflect their oral agreement of 13 max episodes per season. Today, they announced the suit is not only settled, but a release date for the next season has been set!


Lawsuit Filed Against Versace For Reportedly Having A Code Name For Black Shoppers

A former employee of a Versace store in the Bay Area has put out some bold claims against the company, claiming that they secretly alert their staffers upon an African-American person entering the store, and that they even have a code name for them! According to a newly-filed lawsuit, Versace managers use a store code called “D410” to make their employees aware when a black person begins browsing. Apparently, the code stems from the current code for black shirts in the store.


Rick Ross Wins Huge Lawsuit Over ‘Mastermind’ Album

Rozay picks up a W in court after a rapper tried suing him over the use of the word “mastermind” as his album title.


The Game’s Request To Reduce Damages In Sexual Assault Lawsuit Denied

The Game recently lost the $7 million lawsuit from a contestant on his reality show from 2015, who alleged that he’d sexually assaulted her. He then requested to reduce the damages and for a trial, both of which have been shot down. However, it’s for a small reason and it leaves room to be approved in the future.


Gladys Knight Settles Lawsuit With Her Son Over Chicken & Waffles Restaurant

Gladys Knight has been at odds with her son for some time now, after the Georgia Dept of Revenue raided all three locations of her Chicken and Waffles restaurants, because they believed her son, who was running the chain, embezzled up to $1 million. Gladys filed a suit to remove her name and likeness from all signs and promotions from the restaurants, and to have all her memorabilia adorning the restaurants returned to her. It first appeared that her son was going to give her a hard time, but now reports say that they have reached a settlement.


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