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50 Cent loses lawsuit against headphones company

50 Cent loses lawsuit against headphones company

Apr 8 2014, 9:24am CDT | by

50 Cent has lost a lawsuit against a headphones company who have sued him for $16.1 million. The 'Candy Shop' rapper, real name Curtis Jackson, has been ordered by a judge to pay the sum to Sleek...

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50 Cent loses lawsuit against headphones company

Apr 8 2014, 9:24am CDT | by

50 Cent has lost a lawsuit against a headphones company who have sued him for $16.1 million.

The 'Candy Shop' rapper, real name Curtis Jackson, has been ordered by a judge to pay the sum to Sleek headphones after a planned deal to market his own range with the company fell through.

According to RadarOnline.com, the star invested more than $1 million to start his line, before deciding the create another set of headphones with a different company.

Court documents reportedly show Sleek were "stunned" when they found the 'Sync by 50' headphones were "basically the same design, mechanically" as the pair they had developed.

Sleek also claimed the rapper and his assistants stole confidential information from a website they developed to promote the headphones before they were produced.

The site featured 3,639 potential customers' email addresses and other data, which "disappeared" after 50's team was given the password.

The court heard it was "very valuable information", but when Sleek emailed the rapper's team to discuss the issue, his business manager Nicole Martin wrote, "[Sleek] is onto us, LOL. They emailed and called ... about the data. (sic)"

Another member of 50's team also sent an email to a colleague, saying: "Tell him something like, sorry, you just have to finish editing a video for 50 or something, we'll get to it, LOL (sic)"

Court documents show Sleek sued the rapper for breaching his fiduciary duty, participating in a civil conspiracy, misappropriating trade secrets, breaching his confidentiality agreement and being unjustly enriched.

The rapper instead claimed Sleek "fraudulently induced" him into entering into an investment and breaching their fiduciary duties to him.

 
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50 Cent Says Eminem Is The Best Rapper Alive, AboveJay-Z

Aug 27 2014 11:40am CDT | Source: Hip Hop Lead

50 Cent didn’t hold back in a recent interview where he expressed his thoughts on two of the greatest emcees in modern history. His opinion addressed his mentor... ...
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TMZ Sports Show: 50 Cent Ignites War With Mayweather... Hate Nelly For Banging Your Chick, Not Me!

Aug 22 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: TMZ

HERE'S THE RUNDOWN 50 Cent Ignites War With Mayweather, 'Nelly Banged Yo Chick' Did Kevin Durant Dis Biz Partner Jay Z...'He's Not My #1'  Sugar Ray Leonard's Wife Fires Shots at Kardashians NBA Star JR ...
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50 CENT ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE (FLOYD MAYWEATHER DISS)

Aug 22 2014 6:19am CDT | Source: Mix 96-5

OK, so this is just 50 Cent’s way of dissing the intelligence of a boxer he’s feuding with, but it’s still a more productive idea than that damn ice buc ...
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1 week ago

Bob Costas -- Disses 50 Cent ... Seriously

Aug 21 2014 1:29pm CDT | Source: TMZ

Bob Costas' street cred is at an all-time high ... 'cause the guy just talked some serious smack about 50 Cent. Check it out -- we were talking to Bob about the fact he got a "do-over" after a terrible first pitch ...
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1 week ago

50 Cent to Mayweather -- DON'T HATE ME ... Hate Nelly!

Aug 21 2014 10:29am CDT | Source: TMZ

50 Cent has a message for Floyd Mayweather -- YOU SHOULD HATE NELLY'S GUTS ... claiming the rapper banged TWO of Floyd's chicks. 50 just posted a video online -- saying he heard that Floyd talked smack about 3 rapp ...
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