theJasmineBRAND.com exclusively reports, Dr. Dre (real name Andre Romelle Young) is being accused of song theft by a 70’s R&B star, who says the rapper never got permission to sample his hit song. He is demanding over $6 million dollars due to the song being featured in the upcoming N.W.A. film Straight Outta Compton.
Leroy Phillip Mitchell (aka Prince Phillip Mitchel) – a 70’s R&B singer – filed a federal lawsuit against Dr. Dre and Universal Pictures over the upcoming NWA film.
Mitchell explains that he is the owner of the copyright for the 1977 song, “Star in the Ghetto“.
He explains that Dr. Dre and MC Ren authored a song entitled, “If It Ain’t Ruff” back in 1989 and the song is to be featured in the upcoming film.
However, he says that the song features a sample of his 70’s hit. He claims that no one
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