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Birdman is accusing Lil Wayne of being involved in a elaborate scheme to try and get richer off a bigger share of Drake’s royalties. In 2017, Apsire Music Group, co-founded by Lil Wayne’s manager Cortez Bryant, sued Cash Money Records and Universal Music Group accusing them of holding out on royalties owed from Drake’s music catalogue.
Aspire Music Groups sai d they were the ones to discover drake and claim to have deal in place enittiling them top 1/3 share of the net profits from Drake’s first six albums, along with a share of the copyrights. The other 2/3 was split between Wayne’s Young Money and Cash Money.
In new documents obtained by The Blast, Birdman filed a suit in response to legal documents filed my Wayne’s manager last year. However, now Birdman’s label has filed a counter-suit, accusing Bryant and Wayne of working with layer, Ronald Sweeney, to skim a bigger share of Drake’s profits.
As a result, Birdman and Cash Money is looking to have Aspire’s Music Group initial lawsuit tossed. Neither, Lil Wayne or Young Money are named as a defendant in the suit.
Source: The Blast
Written By: Fantasia Harvey