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Copyright Case of “Tha Weedman”

The Parties: Plaintiff-Redwin Wilchcombe Defendant- TeeVee Toons, Inc The Facts: In 2002, Redwin met rapper Jonathan Smith p/k/a Lil John of Lil John and the East Side Boyz (LJESB). While the two were talking about calling a supplier of marijuana, a “weedman”, Lil John told the plaintiff that would be a “cool” concept for a song. The plaintiff proceeded to compose the music and lyrics for “Tha Weedman” which was later sent to Lil John for final mixing, and to […]