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Lil Wayne Sued By Rolling Stones Publisher
Posted by Steve Juon at Monday, July 28th, 2008 at 8:45PM :: Email this article :: Print this article

A Rolling Stone may gather no moss, but neither does the lyrics of a Lil Wayne song according to the legendary group. reports Abkco Music Inc, the musical publishing company that owns the rights to the band's song "Play With Fire" sued the rapper in Manhattan federal court Thursday, saying he released an altered version of the song without permission. The company is suing Lil Wayne, his guest artists and his record company, a unit of Universal Music Group, of copyright infringement and unfair competition. Abkco also said that Lil Wayne's version used "offensive language" that could lead the public to believe the Rolling Stones approved of the new version. We'll keep you updated.

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