Why Drake Acquired Sued Over His Hit Track Marvin's Room By Ex-Girlfriend Ericka Lee

There have been loads of lawsuits made in opposition to artists for his or her music, however what made Drake’s so attention-grabbing is that his supposed ex-girlfriend was concerned. Based on The Hollywood Reporter, Ericka Lee claimed she was the lady on the well-known voicemail in “Marvin’s Room.” The ex-girlfriend alleged that she and Drake had a romantic {and professional} relationship, which led to their collaboration on the hit observe. The paperwork said that the “plaintiff’s contribution is extremely important to the general work.” As well as, Lee reportedly offered textual content messages with the “God’s Plan” rapper discussing the track. The texts despatched by Drake learn, “U mainly made that track. It is s*** with out you.” Though the rapper did give Lee credit score as a “vocalist,” it was not sufficient for her.

Nonetheless, Drake wasn’t prepared to present extra credit score to his supposed ex-girlfriend and even responded to the allegations head-on, per TMZ. The rapper stated that he didn’t owe Lee something and that “she consented to the usage of her voice within the track ‘Marvin’s Room’ for no compensation.” On high of that, the rapper added salt to the wound by claiming the 2 by no means even had a romantic relationship.

Regardless of his response, Lee pushed ahead with the lawsuit. She was looking for co-writing credit and royalties for her work. Not simply that, however she was additionally looking for damages for “allegations of breach of fiduciary duties and unjust enrichment.”