Legal Showdown: Entertainment Lawyer Ope Banwo files 100Million Naira Lawsuit against Toni Okoroji & COSON Staff

This is an ongoing feud between COSON and MCSN that I have discussed, at length, on this blog. However, the feud took a different tone this week because COSON and its executives threatened a lawsuit against MCSN’s Ope Banwo over the alleged defamatory statements Banwo published on his Facebook page about Okoroij and COSON. COSON …

Trouble at Cash Money: Lil’ Wayne ‘Weezy’ Claims he is a Prisoner at Record Label

Lil Wayne is two weeks shy of the release of his new album ‘Tha Carter V.’ Nevertheless, he took to twitter yesterday to claim he is a prisoner of his label. Lil Wayne is the founder of Young Money, an imprint of Cash Money Records owned by Bryan “Birdman “Williams and his brother Ronald “Slim” …

Chocolate City v. Brymo Case Update: Judge Recuses Himself After Accusation of Bias

A comment by the judge presiding over the Chocolate City Records v. Brymo case leads to the judge recusing himself after the label’s attorney objected to the Judge’s statement on the grounds of bias. “I want to put it to you that one of the reasons you had problems with the plaintiff (Chocolate City) was …

Libel: 2Face Upset Over Alleged False Story Claiming he is the Baby Daddy of Pregnant Top Banker

2Face, albeit a respected artist (for my American AML readers, he sang the global hit song ‘African Queen’), is upset over allegedly defamatory statements made by a newspaper against him. 2Face has seven kids by three women. He is now married and his wife, one of the three women, just gave birth to the seventh …

Who Died & Made Ice Prince Boss? Chocolate City Artist says He Authorized Clarence Peters to Infringe on @Slaughterhouse ‘s ‘My Life” Video @Shadyrecords @Interscope

It is one thing to steal from people. But it is another thing to be so ridiculously crass and in your face about it. If you steal, can you at least pretend you are remorseful, not get on national tv and essentially say, “yeah I stole from you. Shout out to the dude I told …