Thursday, January 5, 2012

Rapper sues Wiz Khalifa for $2.3M ,Says He Changed His Pink N Yellow To Black N Yellow


     A Pittsburgh rapper is suing hip hop star Wiz Kalifa  for $2.3 million over allegations that he stole the hit song "Black and Yellow" .
  Max Warren performs under the stage name Maxamillion. He says Khalifa's chart-topper "Black and Yellow" was lifted from his own song "Pink N Yellow."Warren says he copyrighted "Pink N Yellow" in 2008 and Khalifa copyrighted "Black and Yellow" in 2011.
     The copyright infringement lawsuit was filed in federal court in Philadelphia and seeks at least $2.3 million in damages. It names Khalifa, whose real name is Cameron Jibril Thomas  two other songwriters and several record companies and music publishers.
Associated press

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