Lawsuits: Shady Cash Money Records Sued For $600k By R&B Old Head Robert Pointdexter Over Bow Wow’s Illegal Sample

- By Bossip Staff

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Is there anyone in the world that Cash Money hasn’t screwed over?

Robert Poindexter Sues Cash Money Records Over Sample In Bow Wow Song

According to TMZ reports:

Lil Wayne and Birdman’s label Cash Money Records is in the hot seat over allegations it illegally used a sample from a 70s song in one of Bow Wow’s recent tracks.

The septuagenarian behind the lawsuit is Robert Poindexter from the 70s band The Persuaders.

Poindexter claims Cash Money sampled his band’s song “Love Gonna Pack Up (and Walk Out)” and illegally lifted the tune in Bow Wow’s 2010 track “Still Ballin.”

As for “Love Gonna Pack Up (and Walk Out)” — the song was recorded in 1972 and reached the top of the charts … and Poindexter says neither Cash Money nor Bow Wow ever obtained permission to sample it.

Just because Poindexter is up in age doesn’t mean he doesn’t want his gwap!

Poindexter claims he reached out to Cash Money for an answer, and was redirected to Bow Wow’s attorneys, who then directed him back to Cash Money … which is why Cash Money’s currently in his crosshairs.

Poindexter wants $600,000 in punitive damages, plus interest. Cash Money has yet to respond to the suit. We reached out to the label for comment — so far, no word back.

Why can’t these gold-grillin’, lean-sippin’ azz ninja ever do square business? Hopefully Baby and Wayne won’t make Bow Wow pay the settlement out of his own pocket…because he ain’t got it

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