Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Teddy Riley sues Lady Gaga for $500K

According to Rolling Out, Legendary R&B and hip-hop artist and producer Teddy Riley has sued Lady Gaga for unpaid royalties and fees for the song “Teeth.” 
The song was released in 2009 on Gaga’s wildly successful Fame Monster album, yet Riley claims that he has yet to receive his due 25 percent of the writing fees for the song.  Riley has filed suit for $500,000 plus punitive damages. Riley is known for creating the New Jack Swing sound, along with producing hits for a slew of the biggest and brightest stars in music. including Michael Jackson, Usher, Bobby Brown and Snoop Dogg. Riley was also a member of the well known R&B groups Guy and Blackstreet.

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