The actual court dispute alleges copyright infringement of Lil Wayne's music in the film, according to TMZ. The rapper alleges that Jones used the tracks Lollipop, Let the Beat Build, A Milli and Dontgetit without permission and is seeking an order preventing the producers from using the music in addition to an unspecified amount of damages. Lil Wayne is represented by Lavey and Singer.
It appears, according to TMZ, that Lil Wayne acquiesced to the shooting of the footage because there don't seem to be any tense moments between the film crew and Lil Wayne in the footage, which was taken during the Carter 3 tour. After watching the final cut, however, Lil Wayne was enraged calling it a "scandalous portrayal" and proceeded to follow through with suit.
What, however, is most precious about this court battle is the deposition given by Lil Wayne. The attorney conducting the deposition is Pete Ross of Browne George Ross.
Here are a few gems.
A lesson to all deponents, although the court tolerated this behavior, the jury will be less forgiving and the public even less.
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