Three 6 Mafia’s DJ Paul just got hit with his second lawsuit in as many days … and this time Trippie Redd‘s caught up in the legal mess over a ‘Hit’ song.
Reginald Boyland, the man behind On The Strength Records, is suing DJ Paul over Trippie Redd’s track “Death” … which dropped last November. Confused? Let us explain.
Boyland says, in legal docs obtained by TMZ, “Death” sampled DJ Paul’s famous 1997 “Hit a Mutha****a.” Big mistake, according to Boyland, because he claims Paul no longer owns the rights to ‘Hit.’
In the suit, Boyland says he got rights to the song in a 2015 settlement with Paul. He had sued DJP claiming ‘Hit’ sampled his track, “Pimps In The House.”
Fast-forward to Trippie Redd’s “Death” — and Boyland’s now calling out Trippie for never getting permission from him to sample ‘Hit.’
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Boyland says he’d already informed Paul and Trippie they owe him some “Death” dough but got no response. He’s suing for copyright infringement and wants a slice of the profits from Trippie’s track.
As we first reported … a group of Memphis-based artists are also suing DJ Paul and Juicy J in a separate lawsuit for allegedly stiffing them on various songs.
We’ve reached out to DJ Paul and Trippie Redd, so far no word back.
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