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Chuck D files $100M class-action suit against label | Reuters

Universal Music Group is being asked to pay the piper when it comes to digital licensing — and the bill could end up being pretty hefty indeed. via Reuters.

Ghostface Killah Sued Over Iron Man Samples

via BET. Ghostface Killah is the latest rapper to be haunted by the ghosts of uncleared samples past. The Wu-Tang Clan rhyme spitter has been named in a lawsuit stemming from his 2000 opus Supreme Clientele.

Axl Rose sues Activision for $20 million

The Guns N’ Roses frontman has just filed a $20 million lawsuit against “Guitar Hero” maker Activision claiming its use of the GNR song “Welcome to the Jungle” violated a deal not to include any imagery of ex-guitarist Saul Hudson (aka Slash) in the popular game. via Reuters.