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DECEMBER 06, 2019 2:50pm PT by Eriq Gardner A huge copyright lawsuit assumed finished explodes again after Williams recently talked about reverse engineering Marvin Gaye during the creation of “Blurred Lines.” Love it or hate it, the “Blurred Lines” case became a signature moment this past decade after Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and a song publisher were […]

6:00 AM PST 11/11/2019 by Rebecca Sun Beatz boxed Swizz Beatz has signed with UTA. In February, UTA Artist Space hosted his group exhibition Dreamweavers, which drew thousands of visitors, among them Jay-Z, Beyoncé and Pharrell Williams. Beatz, née Kasseem Dean, co-founded with wife Alicia Keys the emerging artist-focused The Dean Collection, which hosts the No Commission Art […]

The MSNBC host is being sued by One America News over what she said on her show on July 22. Rachel Maddow and MSNBC parent company Comcast are pushing for the end to a defamation lawsuit brought by Herring Networks, the owner of One America News Network (OAN). In court papers filed Monday, the liberal […]

The former staffer is a Mexican citizen with permanent resident status in the U.S. because she’s a Mexican citizen and fired in retaliation for complaining about it, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in New York federal court. “The essence of Ms. Solache’s claim is that Defendant treated her differently from other employees, underpaid her […]

The Toronto International Film Festival is where Oscar buzz often starts, and that is currently happening for Jennifer Lopez’s performance in “Hustlers” (in theaters on Friday).  And if there’s any justice in this world, you will see J-Lo on Oscar night vying for an Academy Award. Even before “Hustlers” had its world premiere at TIFF […]

The lawsuit also names Big Freedia, Asylum, Cash Money, and Republic as defendants A man has sued Drake and Big Freedia, claiming the artists improperly sampled his work on the songs “In My Feelings” and “Nice for What,” TMZ reports. According to documents obtained by TMZ and Pitchfork, Samuel Nicholas III—who performs under the name Sam Skully—claims that Drake sampled […]

San Francisco (CNN Business)Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos’ divorce settlement is expected any day now.The couple announced their divorce in January after 25 years of marriage and four children.As part of the settlement, MacKenzie Bezos will get 25% of the couple’s Amazon stock, according to an April securities filing. That should give her a 4% stake in the company, […]

Global superstar Rihanna, full name Robyn Rihanna Fenty, has filed a lawsuit against her father, Ronald Fenty, over the name of his entertainment company. Rihanna claims that his talent development company Fenty Entertainment, which was founded in 2017, breaches her trademark of the “Fenty” name. Despite it being the name he passed down to her, Fenty […]

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke are asking the 9th Circuit to give their “Blurred Lines” appeal another listen, after the court in March upheld a jury verdict that found the artists infringed on Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give It Up.” The controversial verdict has been a hot-button issue in the music industry, as songwriters, artists […]

‘Black Panther’ becomes highest-grossing superhero film ever “Pacific Rim: Uprising” was the No. 1 movie at the box office this weekend, ending the five-week run of “Black Panther.” The sequel to to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 film, “Pacific Rim,” which stars John Boyega, delivered an estimated $122.5 million overseas and $28 million domestically. Marvel’s “Black […]