Diddy’s ex-chef sues him for sexual harassment, 7 things every employer should know

EBITU LAW GROUP, P.C. Business Law, Entertainment Law

Cindy Rueda, an ex-chef of entertainment hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, has sued the mogul and a few of his companies, among other defendants, in the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles, Central District, for sexual harassment, retaliation, and failure to pay overtime wages, among other claims. In a twenty-six-page complaint filed on May 8, 2017, Rueda alleges eleven …

Legal issues in music sampling — Drake’s ‘One Dance’ hit song

EBITU LAW GROUP, P.C. Entertainment Law

Drake’s hit single ‘One Dance,’ off his latest album ‘Views,’ has enjoyed global success, including topping U.S. (Billboard), and U.K. music charts. Nevertheless, the success of the song and album has not been all smooth sailing because they have been trailed with controversy over Drake’s alleged sampling of the works of others without consent, compensation or credit. The controversy surrounding Drake’s …