Kanye West has filed a pair of lawsuits as we speak (January 25) in keeping with experiences by The Hollywood Reporter and the Blast. One swimsuit is towards music writer EMI, which has administered the rights to West’s songs since 2003. The second lawsuit was filed towards JAY-Z’s Rock-A-Fella Records, Def Jam Recordings, UMG Recordings, and Bravado International Group.
According to “heavily redacted” court docket paperwork obtained by THR and the Blast, West filed each fits over “the parties’ rights and obligations to one another under the Recording Agreement and Extensions.” The Blast claims that the “nature of the dispute” within the Rock-A-Fella/Def Jam/UMG/Bravado swimsuit has been utterly blacked out, and the quantity West is searching for in damages is just not seen. According to the Blast, a portion of that lawsuit refers to West’s manufacturing and writing credit on JAY-Z’s 2001 LP The Blueprint, stating that West helped “revitalize JAY-Z’s career.”
In the swimsuit filed towards EMI, THR experiences that that West is searching for declaratory aid and a switch of property. West reportedly alleges unjust enrichment on EMI’s half.