UK Reggae Record label sue Chris Brown for copyright infringement

American singer Chris Brown is being sued by a UK-based Reggae record label for copyright infringement. Greensleeves Publishing Ltd filed the lawsuit against the 32-year-old star, according to a report by Bloomberg Law.The iconic Reggae label have accused the singer and his music producers, Sony Music Entertainment, of ripping off Dancehall veteran, Red Rat’s monster hit ‘Tight Up Skirt’. They claim the copyright infringement occurred on Brown’s 2017 hit song ‘Privacy’.

The lawsuit was filed in the United States District court in New York, by Greensleeves.‘Tight Up Skirt’ was recorded during the 1990s and was released in 1997, by the iconic dancehall star and went to number one on local Jamaican music charts. The song also went on to become an international hit and was featured Red Rat’s debut album, ‘Oh, no…it’s Red Rat’, which was released on Greensleeves Records.

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