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50 Cent Lawsuit

I LOST 'Cause I'm Black

8/18/2013 8:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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50 Cent says he got SCREWED in court recently because the judge was a rap-hating RACIST ... and now he wants the allegedly bias ruling overturned ... this according to court docs.

Earlier this year 50 and company called Sleek Audio were embroiled in a bitter lawsuit. 50 claimed Sleek owed him over $261,000. Sleek said otherwise. The case went to arbitration -- a binding process in which an arbitrator picks the winner.

Bad news for 50, the arbitrator sided with Sleek (the final $$$ judgement was kept under wraps).

But 50 refuses to go gently into that good night ... and is taking the battle to federal court -- claiming the arbitration judge discriminated against him because he's black, associates with controversial African-American figures AND because he's a high profile rap artist.

Specifically ... 50 says the bias ran so deep the judge didn't allow him to cross-examine witnesses and refused to look at evidence pertaining to the case. Pretty bold claims.

He wants the award axed ASAP and is asking for a new hearing ... where he says he'll prove the judge was out to get him from the get go.

Sleek fired back too ... claiming 50's allegations of racism are a desperate attempt to avoid the arbitration decision and get it brought before an actual court.

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106.

Terriwith2arfs    

ALWAYS blame the racist white people - we're so very oppressive! Blah Blah Blah - Let's talk about the biggest racists in the country, Al The ****roach Sharpton & Jessie The Loser Jackson. Preachers! Ha! My pink and perfect ass.

344 days ago
107.

bobg0038    

If your an ******* and someone doesn't side with you...and you happen to be black. Then they are a racist. How about your just an ******* accept it and keep that tired old race card in your pocket.

344 days ago
108.

allforone    

half these dummies probably have on glasses and was bullied as a kid.. its not our fault you cant take up for yourselves.. we can use race card because once you been discriminated.. its hard not to think it happened again.. prime example if a girl dumped you cause your retarded.. 9 out of ten when anybody reject you.. your going to say its because im retarded and most likely that will be the case.. so if it wasn really true how would you prove otherwise.. only if they admit it you will know but they wont hurt your feelings so theyre going to say im just trying to get my life together.. lol

344 days ago
109.

Joseph Diehl    

Just another worthless rapper

344 days ago
110.

Toilethead    

Oh, bullcrap.

344 days ago
111.

animus purgare     

Very dissappointed to hear all the racism and hate that still continues to plague our beloved United States of America. If this gentleman or whomever else in the recording industry has felt an essential need to appeal his case, It remains his right to do so. What we need more of in the United States of America is education of core principles, pride and belief in our system

344 days ago
112.

allforone    

next time grammar police try to correct your comment tell that nerd go get some sex and he will go away.. hes only good for grammar nothing else no sports he cant fight and dont know how to approach a real woman.. without correcting her grammar.. yea hes lonely and wish he knew something else instead of correcting ppl on TMZ. lol

344 days ago
113.

brade33    

**** brah

344 days ago
114.

karmah    

I hate half a buck and you know why? Because he's black!!!

344 days ago
115.

laurie    

i'm not a huge fan of 50 cent, but I'm pretty sure he has his share of white friends/fans... I don't see him as one of "those people" who hates white people and pulls the race card every chance he gets... i think there's more to this story if he feels the need to keep going with it..

344 days ago
116.

en Todo Momento!!    

no, tmz, i think you got the story wrong. 50 cent LOANED sleek audio $285,000 and is now SUING FOR IT BACK because they did not repay this loan, and a judge decided against him. or are you saying he did not in fact loan them this amount, and that he is asking for money back which he never provided? the way you write your story, it sounds like he is 'asking for gangster welfare' or for some free money, just because...

344 days ago
117.

Shelly_shellz    

When a black person says something about racism it's a whole war but you white people throw racist comments around like it's nothing . Amusing ,but yet pathetic...like most of your life's

344 days ago
118.

jbeans    

You lost cuz your an effing idiot!! So sick of always playing the race card! You are keeping rasicim going you jacka$$.

344 days ago
119.

don't judge me    

This idiot does not rep. all black people and the idiots who think he does is narrow minded a-- holes. We got a win with Paula Deen ass, You can have this win with 50 he is not worth the conversation...next.

344 days ago
120.

darrells    

you know, I think that there are certain white people who loooove stories like these because the first thing that they do is jump in and comment, black folks does this, black folks do that, I mean all 30 million black folks do the same thing, its the black folks are racist, yada yada yada, one individual do not represent our race..all the crazy shyt that you see in the news that white people do, do you see a zillion black folks coming in here commenting that all white folks do this or that etc..NO, and therre are thousands of stories out there like that, and about hispanics and asians and etc..give the race shyt a break, if one person said it, quit calling out the whole race of people to blame..you sound idiotic saying it

344 days ago
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