AHH Stray News: Timbaland Sues Blackground

Super producer Timbaland has filed a lawsuit against his record label, Blackground Entertainment. The lawsuit was filed today (March 25) according to TMZ.com. According to reports, Timbaland is suing Blackground, claiming executives at the company contacted various record labels, in an attempt to sabotage his career as a producer. He also claims Blackground owes him an undisclosed amount of money. He is suing to be released from the contract and seeks unspecified damages. Blackground was once a dominant force in the music industry, owned by father and son team Barry and Jomo Hankerson. The label is best known for releasing records by artists like Aaliyah, Ginuwine, Tank and Timbaland and Magoo and Toni Braxton.

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    […] the Hankerson’s may posses total control of her recordings. Added with the fact that there is bad blood between Timbaland and the label, it would make some sense if Blackground sold those rights with a clause preventing any involvement […]

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