September 23, 2023


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Megan Thee Stallion’s Battle With Her Label Headed To Jury Trial

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Megan Thee Stallion just isn’t executed with courtroom battles. Contemporary off of a big victory within the Tory Lanez trial and getting justice after being shot, she scored one other win after a Houston decide sided along with her as an alternative of her label, 1501 Licensed Leisure.

Noticed on Billboard, Megan Thee Stallion is heading again to courtroom. Her ongoing authorized battle with 1501 Licensed Leisure is heading to a jury trial.

Again in September, the label requested decide Robert Schaffer to determine a dispute during which Megan Thee Stallion claimed 1501 wouldn’t acknowledge her 2021 venture One thing for Thee Hotties as an album, which means she had not fulfilled her contract again in September.

Megan Thee Stallion’s attorneys argued that the case must be determined by a jury somewhat than only a decide, and Schaffer agreed her $1 million lawsuit would proceed to trial.

After rendering his resolution, Schaffer mentioned that he was “of the opinion that the movement must be and hereby is denied in its entirety.”

Each Megan Thee Stallion’s & 1501 Licensed Leisure’s Authorized Groups Had One thing To Say

1501 Licensed Leisure’s authorized group identified that the decide’s ruling didn’t resolve the dispute. “There isn’t a quantity of discovery that can change the reply to that query,” 1501’s attorneys wrote of their unique movement filed in September.

“The courtroom can evaluate the recording to the contractual necessities for an album and decide that ‘One thing for Thee Hotties’ just isn’t an album as a matter of regulation.”

“Pete must be allowed her day in courtroom to current proof and testimony to the jury demonstrating that she has executed all that was required of her within the supply and launch of her albums,” her authorized group mentioned in response.

Roc Nation’s “Actual Legal professionals” Pointed Out Her Contract With 1501 Was “Loopy”

The 23-year-old Hip-Hop star claimed in her go well with that 1501 tricked her into signing an “unconscionable” document deal that fell properly under trade requirements in 2018.

After linking up with Roc Nation the next yr to deal with administration, she spoke with “actual attorneys,” and so they identified how “loopy” her contract with 1501 is. Thee Stallion additionally claims Carl Crawford and his imprint have “systematically failed” to pay her royalties.

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