The-Dream and Carey Sued Over ‘My Love’ Duet

R&B producer The-Dream, label mate Mariah Carey and Def Jam Records are facing a lawsuit over a duet production from The-Dream’s album Love vs. Money. Preston Marshall and Demario Driver have filed a lawsuit against the singers and record label Island Def Jam for copyright infringement over the production of “My Love,” seeking $450,000 in damages, according to The producers claim they emailed their song “Are You The One” to music executive Jeff Huffman in 2008 only to hear a version of it on The-Dream’s album Love vs. Money the following year (09). “I sent the song to (Huffman) via email,” says Marshall. “I never heard back from him. (After hearing the song on The-Dream’s album) I was hurt because you put a lot of time and effort into this. You know, music is my life. I feed my family this way.” Previously The-Dream mentioned that he composed the track with Carey in mind.


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