Universal, 50 Cent Sued Over Rights To 'I Get Money'

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 2:53 PM EST) -- An Atlanta rapper hoping to get some money of his own accused Universal Music Group Inc. and others Thursday of copyright infringement for sidelining an exclusive license deal he had to use the instrumental beat in 50 Cent's blockbuster single “I Get Money.”

Tyrone Simmons accuses Universal and 50 Cent of infringement and claimed the song's producer had breached a license in a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York by Justin M. Klein and Louis D. Tambaro of...
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