50 Cent Sued for Allegedly Stealing Sample and Just Not Caring

50 Cent is being accused of sampling a song without permission on an album he released for free online nearly three years ago -- and the guy suing claims 50 knows he took the song ... but just doesn't care!

According to a lawsuit filed in New York, Robert Poindexter of The Persuaders claims 50 used a snippet from his band's song "Love Gonna Pack Up and Walk Out" on a song called "Redrum."

The song appeared on an album that 50 posted online for free ... which Poindexter claims 50 feels gives him immunity from any copyright claims.

Poindexter says in the suit, "Fifty Cents [sic] has not denied the infringement, but appears to be basing his defense solely on a frivolous and immaterial claim that the illegal version is not being commercially exploited, but is given away for free."

Free or not, Poindexter is suing for unspecified statutory damages and an additional $600,000 in punitive damages, plus interest.

Calls to 50's people were not returned.

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Comment by Blue Hefner on April 22, 2012 at 5:36pm

fuck this guyy!

Comment by P.L.K on April 22, 2012 at 5:27pm

Buck stabbin niggas on camera and its ok

because my money make my lawyers make this shit go away..

If that can go away then this will be a walk in the park.

Comment by ashley girling on April 22, 2012 at 2:36pm

his talking about redrum murder of the war angel lp

this guy wont get a $ because the mixtape was free and 50s lawyers are unbeatable

Comment by shaun atkinson on April 22, 2012 at 4:17am

fuck that fool fity he jus jelous coz he couldnt make 6 dollars from his song now he wants ur cash hes keen get ur bois to sort him out fitty

Comment by Lolita Jones on April 22, 2012 at 2:41am

oh wow

 

Comment by james smith, @GUNIT50FAN, on April 22, 2012 at 1:14am

IF THIS WAS THE CASE PEOPLE WOULD BE GETTIN SUED ALL OVER THE PLACE,  GET UR OWN MONEY SUCKA, #SK

Comment by james smith, @GUNIT50FAN, on April 22, 2012 at 1:11am

AS LONG AS HE DIDNT SELL THE ALBUM AND IT WAS A MIXTAPE SONG THEY WONT GET A $

Comment by EntertainmentBoss on April 22, 2012 at 1:01am

yeah right man

Comment by Patrick Kolinski on April 22, 2012 at 12:54am

hahahha @zaric...

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