Jeezy Reportedly Forced To Pay Over $100K In Copyright Lawsuit

Rapper Jeezy will have to pay a musician-singer over $100,000 for stealing his music. The case stems from Edaz Redden’s 2015 lawsuit against the Atlanta rapper, where Redden claims that Jeezy stole his music and used it as his own. Redden said that he created a song called "I Ball, I Stunt" back in 2007 and had the track copyrighted a couple years later. In 2010 he gave a copy of the track to Kyle Smith, who is an associate of rapper Scrilla on Jeezy's label. Redden claims that the song somehow fell into the hands of Jeezy who then recorded a song by the same name and released it in May 2011. The judge in the case recently entered a default judgment in favor of Redden, who was initially seeking $98,519.29 in damages for profits owed to him by Jeezy. Jeezy tried to get out of paying; however, the judge ordered the rapper to pay Redden a judgment of $111,347.29.

Jeezy Ordered to Pay Musician $111,000 Over ‘I Ball, I Stunt’

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