Def Jam RecordsKanye West is reportedly being sued by a member of a Latin music act for allegedly stealing the group’s name and sullying it, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.
Loisaidas is the name of a Latin music duo that gets its name from a slang term for New York City’s Lower East Side. It’s also the title of a new movie about life on the streets of Harlem, executive produced by West and his former Roc-a-Fella Records collaborator, Damon Dash. The two recently reunited for the film.
In the suit, Loisaidas singer Michael Medina claims the movie tarnishes his brand because it promotes murder, violence and drug sales.
Medina wants a judge to halt the movie and slap West and Dash with damages.
Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.