Roc-A-Fella Freezes NFT Sale Of Debut Jay-Z Album Copyright

By Dave Simpson (June 22, 2021, 10:50 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge issued a temporary restraining order against Damon Dash on Tuesday, prohibiting the co-founder of Jay-Z's former record label Roc-A-Fella Records Inc. from auctioning off the copyright to the rapper's debut album "Reasonable Doubt" as a non-fungible token.

Roc-A-Fella, which is owned in thirds by Jay-Z, Dash, and Kareem Burke, sued Dash last week, claiming that he was attempting to auction off the copyright to the classic album as a non-fungible token despite not owning the rights to the album. It urged the court to restrain Dash before he pushes through a sale, claiming that Roc-A-Fella is the...

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