Mystikal Wins Lawsuit

A court in New

Orleans ruled that Mystikal did not break copyright laws, after he used two

Cajun sayings on his hit song, "Shake Ya Ass."

Mystikal and Jive

were the subjects of a lawsuit brought on by Emanation Inc., who claimed they

owned the copyrights to the sayings "We gon pass a good time, yeah, cher"

and "You gotta suck da head on dem der crawfish."

The 5th U.S. Circuit

Court of Appeals ruled that they saying are not original to begin with and therefor

cannot be protected under U.S. copyright laws.

The company makes

a toy that says the Cajun sayings and had the words copyrighted on in December

of 2000.

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