Chuck D Suing Music Publisher In Federal Court For Allegedly Cheating Him Of Royalties

HipHop News Posted on October 18, 2019 at 7:00am

Chuck D Suing Music Publisher In Federal Court For Allegedly Cheating Him Of Royalties

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New York, NY – Chuck D (real name Carl Ridenhour) is suing the publisher of the music of Michael Closter and its Global music publishing company. According to Billboard, the Public Enemy brain allegedly used false registration and orchestrated a fraudulent scheme to obtain property interests in 28 of the musical compositions he wrote and/or co-wrote.

In October 2001, Closter approached Chuck about the formation of a music publishing company to manage the musical compositions of the Prophets Of Rage MC had recently returned to purchase of Def Jam Recordings, Public Enemy's former label. Together, they formed Terrordome Music Publishing, each contributing $500, along with a third investor..centered-ad {

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As stated in the agreement, Closter company to Achieve was the right to a 10 percent utility gross Terrordome and publishing license agreements, while the other income of the company is divided the 42 per cent of Closter's Global Reach, an


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