Rapper Wiz Khalifa Jacked Steelers Tribute Song: Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (January 3, 2012, 4:06 PM EST) -- Rapper Wiz Khalifa on Friday was slapped with a copyright infringement lawsuit in Pennsylvania accusing the artist of stealing the idea for his hit song “Black and Yellow,” a tribute to the Pittsburgh Steelers that topped the Billboard charts in February.

The complaint, lodged by Max Gregory Warren, also targets PGH Sound LLC, Warner Music Group Corp., Rostrum Records LLC, Atlantic Records Corp. and other related entities. According to the complaint, Wiz Khalifa stole the idea for his song after listening to a recording of Warren's...
To view the full article, register now.