Offset filed a lawsuit against record label Quality Control Music, accusing the label of trying to make money from his solo career.
Offset claims he has the rights to his own music after paying the label millions.
Offset dropped new single “54321” this month. The song was produced by Baby Keem and released through Motown Records…not Quality Control.
According to documents obtained by Rolling Stone, part of Offset’s initial contract with Quality Control stated that the label owned all the rights to any music he made. QC would also get 50% of all net advances, royalties, his musical compositions and publishing income.
Well, in 2021, they reportedly came to an agreement that “In exchange for valuable consideration paid by Offset to Quality Control,” QC would “terminated” its agreement with Offset in regard to his solo music, “leaving him with the sole rights to his future independent projects.”
But QC are reportedly not sticking to the deal and are trying to get paid from his new solo single.
“Offset now brings this action to vindicate his rights and make it clear to the world that Offset, not Quality Control, owns Offset’s music,” the suit reads.
QC denies the claims.
“Not only are the accusations in this lawsuit false, they are totally detached from reality,” a statement from Quality Control to Rolling Stone reads. “Offset remains a part of QC.”