There’s going to soon be courtroom showdown amongst leaders of the hip hop and sports worlds as news reports say Jay-Z and a business partner have decided to take legal action and sue Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz. Apparently, Ortiz is trying to steal some of Jay-Z’s shine by naming his new Dominican nightclub after the mogul’s chain of 40/40 clubs.
The lawsuit, filed Thursday in Manhattan Federal Court, accuses Ortiz of calling his Santo Domingo club Forty-Forty in the hopes of trading on the rap star’s fame. But who does that without first adhering to the proper channels necessary to strike such a potentially lucrative business deal?
Read more on the story at NewsOne.com and post your comments below on what you think is going to happen. Was David Ortiz out of order or should Jay-Z back off and keep his name, too?