50 Cent is undoubtedly one of the most popular rappers in the history of the Hip-Hop world, as he has worldwide appeal and has appeared in various mediums such as games, movies, books and more. He is also known to have a good time when needed.
He also knows his way around a court and according to a report by Hot New Hip Hop, alleged court documentation by 50 Cent has claimed that Young Buck still owes the G-Unit two albums in addition to the $250,000, which 50 Cent claimed he lent to Buck at the start of his deal.
In October of 2010, Buck filed for bankruptcy and had his assets seized by the IRS due to back taxes two years after he was let go from the G-Unit label. Four years after that, G-Unit reunited for a performance at 2014’s Summer Jam.
Also in 2014, Buck signed a two-year contract with G-Unit with a promise to produce two albums. However, due to all their problems, Buck never managed to drop the two albums and in the new court documentation, 50 Cent stated the contract is still valid and that Buck has been in violation by uploading and releasing music on his own Cashville Records.
50 Cent has moved to have Buck’s bankruptcy dismissed. He wants to remove protections on Buck’s assets, citing Buck’s “illegal distribution of G-Unit’s” intellectual property. The court docs read as follows:
“From July 22, 2014 until Debtor’s arrest and subsequent incarceration on or around December 20, 2019, in material breach of the Recording Contract, Debtor uploaded multiple sound recordings featuring his performances on his social media and music streaming platforms, including without limitation, YouTube, Instagram, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, and Deezer,” reads the filing. “Such sound recordings include, but are not limited to “Skyscraper”, “No Pain”, “Road Trip”, “All We Do”, “Yes Indeed” and “It’s Alright”.”
While the motion was denied, 50 Cent is still in preparation for pursuing a civil suit in the middle of Buck’s bankruptcy. In somewhat lighter news for 50 Cent, he recently reacted to Eminem showing him love on the new Nas album.
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