More drama in the Cash Money fold.

Birdman is reportedly suing Jay Z and Tidal for $50 million with the claim that the company is illegally streaming Lil Wayne’s FWA album. Cash Money claims to have exclusive rights to Wayne’s music.

The lawsuit states that Tidal is using Lil Wayne’s music in “a desperate and illegal attempt to save their struggling streaming service” and maintains that Wayne’s contract prevents him from licensing his music to anyone else, TMZ reports.

Tidal said in June that Wayne was among the musicians who had signed up with the new platform in exchange for a share of the company. FWA, previously known as The Free Weezy Album, came out at the beginning of July.

Wayne is caught up in his own financial dispute with Cash Money, having launched a $51 million lawsuit against the label in January for its failure to release his album Tha Carter V.

The latest lawsuit emerges the day after Birdman was named in an indictment that alleged his involvement in the shooting of Lil Wayne’s tour bus.



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