Missy Elliott and Timbaland are being sued for allegedly stealing a music. According to TMZ, Terry Williams has filed authorized docs claiming he helped Missy write and produce a observe known as “Heartbroken” that was finally launched by Aaliyah in 1996.
Williams says Aaliyah was solely capable of launch the Timbaland-produced music as a result of Missy bought it with out his consent. In the go well with, Williams says he and Missy made a deal to share income from the music.
However, a rep for Missy denies there was ever an settlement in place.
“There isn’t now and by no means was any ‘settlement’ between Missy Elliott and Terry Williams,” the rep informed TMZ. “As the unique proprietor of her personal lyrics and vocals that she created, Missy isn’t obligated to pay Terry Williams cash.
“These claims towards Missy are fully meritless and with none foundation actually or regulation, and are merely one other side of the unique scheme that was devised to artificially extract cash from Missy by exploiting the truth that Terry Williams, in his capability as a music producer, occurred to have recordings of Missy from greater than 20 years in the past.”
Williams says the music he wrote was practically equivalent to Aaliyah’s model. The music, which was included on her One In A Million album, has bought over eight million copies and Williams believes he’s entitled to a portion of the income.
Williams is suing Missy, Timbaland and Aaliyah’s property.