A Florida lawsuit has been filed a lawsuit against Foxx over the rights to his first song in four years.

Lauren Turner
Sep, 19, 2014

Earlier this week, Jamie Foxx released his first song in four years, "Party Ain't A Party" featuring 2 Chainz.  Yet, the DJ Mustard-produced single has the Oscar-winner headed to court for copyright infringement.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, before getting together with Foxx, producer DJ Mustard sent the instrumental to J Rand's then-record label, Poe Boy Music Group. After recording a song of his own with the track, J Rand and Poe Boy "possessed sole ownership in the copyright of the sound recording."

J Rand's label, Nontra Records, gained rights to the song when they bought out J Rand's contract. The lawsuit states that "the underlying material and Jamie Foxx's lyrics contained in the Subsequent Work are identical to the lyrics sung by J Rand in the sound recording of the Original Work." They do state, though, that the "only discernible difference" between the two tracks is 2 Chainz.

Nontra Records is demanding at least $150,000 from the defenants for copyright infringement.

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