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Controversey Over Legacy of the Late Ol' Dirty Bastard
Posted by Steve Juon at Monday, May 18th, 2009 at 11:00PM :: Email this article :: Print this article



From Coalmine Records:

http://www.heebmagazine.com/articles/view/202 and http://www.eurweb.com/story/eur51295.cfm

The former manager of Ol' Dirty Bastard is suing a publishing company over allegedly defamatory comments made about him in the late rapper's biography. Jarred Weisfeld filed a lawsuit against MACmillian Publishers and its affiliates on Tuesday (Feb. 24), accusing the parties of using anti-Semitic descriptions in their 2008 book "Digging For Dirt - The Life And Death Of ODB."  The biography describes Weisfeld as a “grinning, shady-looking white guy” who “slinked onstage looking like he had just been bar mitzvahed," according to the lawsuit.  The book also claims Weisfeld forced the rapper to film a reality show in his "dying days" and when on "the brink of suicide" - allegations Weisfeld claims link him to his former client's untimely death from a drug overdose in 2004. Weisfeld's lawsuit seeks $10 million for damages to his reputation in the music industry.


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