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Jilted Ex-Lover Sues Hip Hop Star Drake, Accuses Him Of Stealing Hit Song

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May 28 2018, Updated 10:09 a.m. ET

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By Jen Heger - Legal Editor

Hip-hop/rap superstar Drake, is being sued by an ex-girlfriend for breach of fiduciary duties over a song the jilted lover she says she helped him write, is exclusively reporting.

The court docs, obtained exclusively by, allege that Drake and Ericka Lee dated from 2010-2011, and during that time: "They traded poems, song lyrics and discussed untertaking creative projects together. Lee candidly shared her life story and creative ideas with Drake and trusted him as a confidant, lover and friend."

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EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTS: Jilted Ex Lover Sues Drake For Stealing Song

Lee says she helped write Drake's recent hit, Marvin's Room, but she wasn't credited as being a co-writer. Drake allegedly sent text messages to Ericka, which seem to credit her with the hit. "U basically made that song," and "it's s**t without you," the lawsuit claims he wrote.

The documents go on to state that Drake offered Lee a $50,000 payout "to go away and not file a lawsuit against date, the youtube version of the song has garnered 38 million views...selling over 500,000 individual downloads on the Internet.”

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Drake's disgruntled ex is seeking unspecified damages, attorney's fees and punitive damages.


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