Flavor Flav, Chuck D At Odds; Flav Suing For Unpaid Royalties

Flavor Flav, Chuck D At Odds; Flav Suing For Unpaid Royalties


Public Enemy members Flavor Flav and Chuck D are the new Lil Wayne and Birdman. Flav has SLAPPED Chuck with a lawsuit.

Flavor Flav decided to SLAP Chuck D and members of their group Public Enemy’s production and management team with a lawsuit over alleged unpaid royalties. Read on…

Flavor Flav, Chuck D At Odds; Flav Suing For Unpaid Royalties

CelebNMusic247.com has learned that William Drayton aka Flavor Flav filed legal docs on Tuesday.

He is claiming that for several year he hasn’t received his regular songwriting royalty statements.

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See, Flav has written lyrics on over 50 Public Enemy songs. Flav is also claiming that his payments from Public Enemy ticket sales and merchandising deals have “diminished to almost nothing.”

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The legal papers state:

“Despite Drayton’s position in Public Enemy, the group’s management and related companies have for years attempted to minimize his role in the Public Enemy business, while continuing to rely upon Drayton’s fame and persona to market the brand. [He] brings this case only after months of investigation and attempts to obtain underlying accounting figures, contracts and merchandising information.”

In addition to the papers filed, the lawsuit states one of Public Enemy’s business managers “entered into merchandising deals.”

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In that deal, he issued products such as Public Enemy branded watches and Flavor Flav dolls without the rapper’s consent.  Flav has NOT received any compensation the merch. – E!

Story developing….

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