Lil Wayne Sued, Miraculously Not For Child Support

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Lil' Wayne is once again facing legal problems, although at least he's mixing in some copyright infringement with his usual means of running afoul.

Weezy, along with Birdman (also a rapper), have been slapped with a new copyright lawsuit by a Florida resident named Thomas Marasciullo.

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Marasciullo accuses both of using his voice without permission on albums.

His story goes like this: Back in 2006, Marasciullo was asked to record "Italian-styled spoken-word recordings" for Cash Money Records and is claiming those recordings were used on four tracks on Lil' Wayne's album Like Father, Like Son.

They also appear on Birdman's 5 (Star) Stunna record, he claims.

Lil Wayne is used to legal battles, but not of the copyright infringement variety. Mostly of the thug variety. The rap star is set to begin a prison term early next year.

Why didn't he figure this out years ago? He says he only learned his voice was being used after his daughter was trying to download Aretha Franklin's "Respect" for a ringtone, but mistakenly played the Lil Wayne song of the same name.

On a side note, his daughter must have been traumatized.

Marasciullo also claims that his son was fired from a recording engineer job with Cash Money Records after he started asking bosses for compensation.

Compensation for a job? What a novel concept. Marasciullo is suing Birdman and Lil Wayne, who is going to jail soon, Cash Money and Universal Music.

He is seeking unspecified damages from the rappers. He'd better hope Wayne has enough cash money left, having just had three kids in one year.

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well I dont know much about the behind the music thing but I do feel that if the feel is not there , the time is not right or something smell out of place, move along until its all there or at least close 2 it . He knew what he would be face with and he know what he wants 4 his life.

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I LOVE U LIL WAYNE! CHANGE YOUR LIFE! U R SO HOT!

Robsessed

i don't get it, if you have that much money why not just pay child support?

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Looking at the other comments, I see that these idiots are just commenting and not reading....stupid Pattinson freaks

Callmetaylor

he needs to stop having kids lmao!

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He is such a loser, hopefully they put him away soon. Those poor 3 kids of his

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Okay, so ....he was asked to record his voice for a record label, a music production company....and he didnt' think it would be used on a recrod? This guy is full of crap....I guarantee he was compensated and relinquished his rights to the recordings, when he did them for the label, originally. I hate lieing thieves....geez

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