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Beyonce Slapped With Lawsuit Over ‘Drunk In Love’ Video


Beyonce Slapped With Lawsuit Over ‘Drunk In Love’ Video

Beyonce is getting hit with another lawsuit, this time by clothing designer Dwayne Walker, who claims she unlawfully used the Roc-A-Fella logo in her 2013 video “Drunk in Love.”

According to Billboard, Walker claims he created the basis for the logo for Jay-Z, Damon Dash and Kareem “Biggs” Burke’s record label when it was launched in 1995. The logo features an “R” over a vinyl record with a champagne bottle as the record player needle.

In the video, the logo is on Jay’s chain which Bey holds around his shoulder and is seen for only a second or so.


In 2012, Walker tried to sue Jay, Dame Dash, and  Universal Music Group (the logo’s current owner) claiming he’s entitled to royalties over the logo’s use through a contract, which Walker says he lost in 1998. Jay, Dame, and  UMG  claimed Walker didn’t’ create the logo, rather an in-house Roc-A-Fella art director. In September, a NY federal judge threw out Walker’s suit claiming the waited too long and that there’s no proof of the existence of the contract.

Doesn’t seem like Walker has a case to me.  What do you think, Roomies?

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