Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Ricky Ross Files Lawsuit Against Rapper Rick Ross & Def Jam Records

Can you say fail? It seems the real Rick Ross is not too happy with the Miami rapper who uses his name as an alias. Now he is taking aim at the record label which financially supports the popular recording artist.

Recently released from serving a 15 year prison sentence, former drug-lord "Freeway Ricky Ross" is filing suit against rap recording artist "Rick Ross" and his record label Def Jam Records for using his name.

The problem here is that a "name" cannot be copyrighted, so it will be interesting to see how this legal issue gets resolved. In a recent interview with XXL magazine, the former drug dealer Ricky Ross shared his views on the topic. What do you think will come of this lawsuit?

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