Wu-Tang Clan Hit With $2.5M Royalty Suit By Member U-God

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 10:08 PM EST) -- A founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan is suing the rap group in New York court for not paying him his fair share of royalties, including from a rare one-off album infamously auctioned to pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli.

U-God, real name Lamont Hawkins, says the group owes him at least $2.5 million for breaching a variety of contracts related to merchandising and licensing sales and to the group’s catalog — most notably, by not giving him any proceeds from the “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin”...
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