Damon Dash Hits Jay-Z With New Suit Over Streaming Rights

By Bill Donahue (July 14, 2021, 2:15 PM EDT) -- Jay-Z is facing a new lawsuit in New York state court from his Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash, claiming the superstar stole the streaming rights to the album "Reasonable Doubt" from the record label.

Weeks after a federal judge blocked Dash from allegedly trying to sell the copyright to the album as an NFT, Dash filed a new lawsuit Tuesday evening accusing Jay-Z — real name Shawn Carter — of the "unauthorized theft of Roc-A-Fella Records Inc.'s streaming rights" to the album.

According to Dash's brief accusations, Jay-Z transferred those rights "without authorization" from Roc-A-Fella to his own solely owned S....

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