Lil Wayne's Label Sues DJ Drama

April 3, 2009

Cash Money Records, Lil Wayne's label, has filed a lawsuit against a number of mixtape DJs and distribution companies, including DJ Drama, Wayne's longtime collaborator on his Dedication series.

According to MTV, Cash Money is suing a slew of companies for illegally selling Lil Wayne's music. Court documents named Drama's company Aphilliates Music Group as one of the defendants in the lawsuit. The others include, BDC Music Group, Inc; Deep Distribution World Wide Inc., Tyree C. Simmons, Cinque Productions Inc., Makin Moves Entertainment, and Frank Nino.

From MTV:

In an e-mail message to MTV News, Drama stated, "The accusations against me are misplaced."

"This is not a case of Lil Wayne vs. DJ Drama. Me and Wayne are good," the DJ wrote. "I am confident that this matter will be resolved quickly without harming the relationships between myself, Wayne and Cash Money Records."

Since when did hip-hop get so corporate?

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