Frank Ocean Hit With Lawsuit Over Song Credit On 'Lost'
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

frank ocean smilingGrammy-award singer Frank Ocean was slapped with a lawsuit filed by Micah Otano, who says he was not properly credited for a song on Ocean’s album, called “Lost.”

According to documents filed in the U.S. District Court of California, Otano is filing a breach of contract, fraud in inducement, rescission and restitution, copyright infringement and declaratory relief. The plaintiff claims he co-created and co-owns the song and refused to sell the song unless he got credit. He is seeking unspecified damages.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.


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