50 Cent Sued for Alleged Copyright Infringement


50 Cent


Caliber accuses the rapper of infringement for using the instrumental beat in 'I Get Money' because he has bought the exclusive rights to the tune.

50 Cent has been named in a lawsuit by a little-known rapper over allegations of copyright infringement. Tyrone Simmons, who goes by the rap name Caliber, filed suit in a Brooklyn, New York federal court on Wednesday, December 15 claiming he bought the exclusive rights to use the instrumental beat of the star's 2007 hit song "I Get Money".

Simmons accuses 50 Cent of infringement by using the track, and he also names the tune's creator and several music companies in his suit. He is seeking unspecified damages.

50 Cent is featured in Michael Jackson's upcoming posthumous album which is due in the U.S. on December 14. He collaborated with the late singer for a track called "Monster".

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Charlie Sheen Opens Up About His Wild Night With Lindsay Lohan: 'She Literally Tucked Me In'
  2. It's Over! Kim Kardashian 'Pulling the Plug' on Her Marriage to Kanye West
  3. Khloe Kardashian Reveals Secret to Her Big and Perky Butt
  4. Britney Spears Freaks Out After Sex Tape Leaks Online
  5. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani 'Torn Apart' by Her 'Flirtation' With 'The Voice' Contestant
  6. Report: Drake Dating Legendary Singer Sade Adu
  7. Ryan Gosling May Dump Eva Mendes as Reports of Her Past Affair Emerge
  8. Report: Generous George Clooney Under FBI Investigation for Money Laundering
  9. Sleepyhead Madonna Leaves Kids Starving at Daughter's Birthday Bash
  10. Chris Brown Wants to Go to Therapy to Make Things Truly Work With Rihanna

CELEBS PHOTO