Young Jeezy Accused Of Swiping Songwriter's Track

Law360, New York (April 18, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT) -- A songwriter has accused rapper Young Jeezy and Atlanta-based music producer Shawty Redd of swiping his composition in their 2010 single “Jizzle," according to a copyright infringement lawsuit filed Tuesday in Georgia.

Plaintiff Brian Smith claims Redd lifted key components of his song “Roll On Em” to produce Jeezy's track. Smith's former manager allegedly e-mailed Redd an electronic copy of his song in late 2009 but never heard back. “Jizzle," which also features vocals from Lil Jon, was released as a non-album single in July 2010....
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Case Title

Smith v. Jenkins et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-01235

Court

Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Robert L. Vining, Jr

Date Filed

April 16, 2013

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