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Jay Z's Rocawear

Sued

Accused of T-Shirt Jacking

8/26/2013 11:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Jay Z and Rocawear have no business plastering the phrase "Hood Love" all over t-shirts ... so says the pissed off company that owns the phrase and is now suing the pants off Jigga's clothing label.

HoodLove, LLC -- a for-profit company dedicated to improving poverty stricken communities -- filed the lawsuit against ROC Apparel Group earlier this month ... over one specific shirt in the Rocawear line, which reads HoodLove in giant letters.

HoodLove says it's owned the trademark since 2006 -- and claims Jay's company came along and started making a buck ... confusing the public, and trading off their good name.

It's not clear how much cash Rocawear's made off the shirts, but HoodLove is suing for the profits ... and also wants the apparel yanked from stores.

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16.

LB    

Some black dude committing a crime.........this is news?????????

390 days ago
17.

Joao    

It's a damn shame that hood rat wouldn't respect someone's claims and had to be sued. Guess he thinks/knows the courts will can be bought.

390 days ago
18.

tonywestspeaks!    

I guess "truth" and "facts" doesn't mean anything to TMZ anymore ? Jay Z been sold rocawear clothing for 200 million dollars years ago. (smh)

390 days ago
19.

JuanRambo    

Jay Z likes to steal things like that 'diamond' sign he makes that's from Diamond Dallas Page... And now this...

389 days ago
20.

Havana6    

Jay z sucks tupac would have said the same thing and I'm sure he would have banged jay z wife also lol

389 days ago
21.

jack daniels    

Can they go back as a few years ago? They are suing for past and present profits

388 days ago
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