Lil Nas X sued for $25 million dollars. Along with Sony, who signed him to a record deal, 25-year-old Hip Hop sensation Lil Nas X has found himself in a lot of hot water.
Did Lil Nas X Lift Parts of an ’80’s R&B Song Without Permission?
No one can deny the super rise to stardom of rapper Lil’ Nas X. Tying the record for most weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 16 weeks, his “Old Town Road” has had a life all it’s own. Even the Country chart was smitten with his arrival until the hit song was controversially pulled from the list.
According to the lawsuit Lil Nas X posted one of his tracks on YouTube, Soundcloud and Spotify which allegedly contained parts of an 80’s R&B song without permission. With almost 4 million views on YouTube, Nas X stands to get paid.
Nas barely got on the scene, could his 15 minutes of fame be over? What do you guys think, is all this really worth $25 million dollars?