Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘People Say’ Is a Ripoff, Lawsuit Says

Getty Images People are saying that Wu-Tang Clan’s “People Say” is a ripoff. At least, three people are saying it in a lawsuit filed by Wu-Tang producer Mathematics. In a suit filed Friday in federal court in New York, Samuel Culley, Thomas Price and Ervan Waters, of the 1960s group The Diplomats, say that the … Read more

Kanye West’s Yeezy Company Sued Over Camouflage Patterns

Kanye West might have trouble hiding from this. West’s clothing company, Yeezy Apparel, has been slapped with a lawsuit by a company claiming that Yeezy jacked its camouflage patterns. In the suit, filed in federal court in Georgia on Tuesday, Jordan Outdoor Enterprises Ltd. says that Yeezy lifted its copyrighted patterns. Also Read: According to … Read more

iHeartMedia Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The overly leveraged iHeartMedia filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday. The owner of 855 radio stations, including New York’s Z100, had stopped making interest payments last month on its $20 billion in debt. Along with the filing, the company announced that it had reached an agreement with creditors holding more than $10 billion in … Read more

Fans Think ‘Rise’ Is Straight up ‘Glee’ – but With a ‘Really Gritty Instagram Filter’

NBC/Fox If you tuned into the premiere of NBC’s “Rise” on Tuesday and kept wondering when Lea Michele was going to burst through the door belting out a Broadway hit, you weren’t the only one. Oh yeah, a good chunk of Twitter thought the new series is pretty much “Glee.” And that’s not necessarily a … Read more

Miley Cyrus Lawsuit: Listen to the Jamaican Song ‘We Can’t Stop’ Is Accused of Copying

Miley Cyrus has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging that her 2013 tune “We Can’t Stop” rips off an earlier song by a Jamaican composer. In his suit, filed Tuesday in federal court in New York, Michael May, aka Flourgon, says that he wrote the song “We Run Things” in the ’80s, and that the … Read more

Craig Mack, ’90s Rapper With Hit ‘Flava in Ya Ear,’ Dies at 46

Bad Boy Records Craig Mack, a rapper who rose to fame with the 1994 hit “Flava in Ya Ear,” died Monday at age 46. Alvin Toney, who produced Mack’s debut album, “Project: Funk the World,” confirmed the news to the New York Daily News, which reported that he died of heart failure at his home … Read more

Judy Garland’s Daughter Lorna Luft Diagnosed With Brain Tumor After Backstage Collapse

Getty Singer Lorna Luft, the daughter of Judy Garland and half-sister of Liza Minnelli (above right), has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after she collapsed backstage at a concert in London, Associated Press reported. The singer’s representative, Victoria Varela, told TheWrap’s via email that Luft, 65, collapsed backstage Friday night following the second of her … Read more

Nun Involved in Katy Perry Convent Lawsuit Suddenly Dies in Court

Getty Sister Catherine Rose Holzman, one of the nuns involved in the 8-acre convent lawsuit filed by Katy Perry, died after collapsing in court on Friday. “Sister Catherine Rose Holzman, IHM passed away suddenly today at the age of 89,” Archbishop José H. Gomez wrote in a statement on her passing, according to People. Holzman was … Read more

14 Highest Selling ‘American Idol’ Alumni of All Time (Photos)

“American Idol” returns on March 11, and we couldn’t be more excited. That’s because it’s the rare reality show that has actually produced some bona fide pop stars, hit-makers and even an Oscar winner. Whoever wins has a tough road getting there, and an even tougher climb up this ladder of the highest “Idol” alumni … Read more

Doug Morris to Leave Sony Music at the End of March (Report)

Getty Doug Morris will step down from his role as non-executive chairman at Sony Music Entertainment at the end of March to pursue a new venture, Variety reports. According to Variety, sources say that Morris has landed funding for a new label and will work with Apple on “an unspecified partnership.” A report from Hits … Read more