CHAKA DEMUS AND PLIERS SUING UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP
Pliers, of the dynamic duo Chaka Demus and Pliers, is remaining tight lipped about the details of a lawsuit against international recording label, Universal Music Group.
Music News understands that the veteran reggae duo is suing universal music group for unpaid royalties and trademark infringement.
Without giving away too much, Pliers said that lawyers in New York are dealing with the matter while he and Chaka Demus await the outcome.
According to reports on A-B-C, the lawsuit was filed this week by the reggae duo’s lawyers claiming that Universal Music Group misappropriated and diverted monies owed to Chaka Demus and Pliers.
The duo’s major hits included Murder She Wrote and Twist and Shout.
Universal Music Group is the world’s largest music company.