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Black Eyed Peas’ BMG Rights Sues MGA Toymakers For Profiting Off “My Humps”

Black Eyed Peas’ BMG Rights Sues MGA Toymakers For Profiting Off “My Humps”

BMG Rights Administration, the music publishing firm for lots of the Black Eyed Peas’ in style hits, is suing MGA Leisure. MGA is the toy firm behind a glitter-pooping unicorn, which they marketed as a parody of “My Humps.”

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Why is BMG Suing Toymakers?

BMG Rights Administration, the music publishing firm for the Black Eyed Peas, is suing toy producer MGA Leisure for advertising and marketing a parody of their 2005 Grammy-winning smash hit “My Humps.” The toymakers behind the Bratz dolls marketed their newest product–glitter-pooping unicorns referred to as Poopsie Slime Shock– by making a monitor entitled “My Poops.”

How A lot are They Asking For?

BMG, who owns 75% of the copyright for the unique monitor, alleges that “My Poops” is analogous in melody, chords, and lyrics. They initially despatched a cease-and-desist to MGA, which was reportedly ignored. 

The music publishing firm has since issued the famend toymakers a lawsuit for $10 million.

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TI & Tiny Additionally Sues MGA

Earlier than the lawsuit levied by Black Eyed Peas’ BMG, MGA was sued by ATL rapper T.I. and his wife Tiny. The married hip-hop couple sued the toy firm for mimicking the model of OMG Girlz with their L.O.L Shock and OMG dolls as they’ve the same picture, commerce costume, and identify.

  • Michael Omoruan

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Written by Michael Omoruan

Mike hails from the Bronx and is a Movie & TV Research graduate from Lehman School. His pursuits embody popular culture and neighborhood engagement and might usually be discovered listening to the most recent by Megan Thee Stallion, Amine, J-Cole, and Kendrick Lamar.


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