Class Action Targets Kanye West For Inducing Fans To Join Streaming Service

(April 19, 2016, 2:11 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A fan of Kanye West filed a putative class action against the rapper and musician in California federal court on April 18, alleging that West fraudulently induced his fans to subscribe to music-streaming service Tidal based on claims of exclusive availability of West’s new album (Justin Baker-Rhett v. S. Carter Enterprises LLC, et al., No. 3:16-cv-02013, N.D. Calif.).

(Complaint available. Document #24-160421-029C.)

Tidal’s owner and West are alleged to have violated California false advertising and unfair competition laws and for having improperly collected...
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