Lil Wayne Getting Sued for an Allegedly Stolen Beat

lil wayne, hip hop, rap, rappers

by Shani K. Collins, Your Black World 

Rapper Lil Wayne has been accused of stealing the beat used in his smash hit, “How to Love” from rapper, Rich Rick.  Rick claims that he had made prior arrangements with a group of rap producers, Drummer Boyz, for the purchase of the beat, but unbeknownst to him, the producers undermined him and sold the beat to Lil Wayne in exchange for $35,000 in royalities.   Rick claims that over a three year period ranging from 2006-2009, he purchased several other master recordings from the producers.

Last week, Rick filed a claim against Drummer Boyz, Lil Wayne, and others in an L.A. County Superior Court, citing a breach of contract and fraud as reasons for the suit.  Seeking vengence, Rick seeks to win the same royalities Drummer Boyz are entitled to through their deal with Lil Wayne, plus 10%.  Attempts to reach Drummer Boyz and Lil Wayne were unsuccessful.

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