Hip-Hop Producer Drops IP Suit Against Rapper Jones

Law360, New York (August 28, 2012, 8:50 PM EDT) -- A hip-hop producer on Monday dropped a copyright suit alleging that popular rapper Jim Jones stole a track featured on his new album.

Christopher R. Liggio filed papers voluntarily dismissing a suit against Jones. A rap star who also works as a music video director and is rumored to be considering work as a reality television star, Jones allegedly sampled without permission a Liggio song for his 2011 album “Capo.”

R&B star Ashanti, who contributed to the song, has already settled.

The papers Liggio filed did...
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Case Title

Liggio v. Entertainment One US, LP et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-06577

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Harold Baer

Date Filed

September 20, 2011

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