Ja Rule Accuses Rich Kid Of Stealing Song Royalties

Law360, San Diego (June 15, 2011, 6:23 PM EDT) -- Hip-hop artist Ja Rule and producer Irv Gotti filed a fraud suit in New York on Monday, claiming that Rich Kid Music Inc. misrepresented itself as their copyright administrator, executed a fraudulent licensing agreement and stole royalties from several of the rapper’s songs.

Ja Rule, also known as Jeffrey Atkins, alleges that Rich Kid and individual defendant Rhondo Robinson lied to Universal Music Group Canada that they were acting on behalf of the rapper around April 2002 and were able to execute a fraudulent copyright licensing...
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