Will Eminem Be Shut Out of the Settlement His Production Company Won From Universal Music?
Date: Monday, May 23, 2011 @ 12:53:02 UTC

Despite his team winning a lawsuit against Universal Music Group over digital download royalty payments that some estimate could lead to a $30 million payout, Eminem may not receive any of the money from an eventual settlement. Why no cash for Eminem? The rapper declined to be part of the original lawsuit, so his former production company FBT sued UMG by proxy. "He wouldn't get a percentage of those damages," FBT manager Joel Martin, told Forbes. "He'd have to go to court or negotiate with the record company." Eminem could use the court decision as a framework to negotiate how own settlement, however. Complete Article

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