Ex-gangster, Rick Ross, sues rapper for ripping off his name
American gangster turned activist Rick Ross has formally filed a lawsuit against William Roberts (aka Rick Ross) for using his name and story to sell records.
In a lawsuit filed in a California Federal Court, Ross filed a trademark infringement lawsuit on Friday (June 18th) in U.S. District Court, Central District of California.
According to the papers filed by Ross’ attorney Melvin Sharpe, all parties involved are being sued including Jay-Z, Maybach Music Group, Slip-N-Slide Records and Universal Music Group.
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