Rapper Iggy Azalea is suing an ex-boyfriend for allegedly copying files and footage from her computer when they were dating.
The Australian hitmaker claims she met Maurice Williams, aka rapper Jefe Wine, in 2008 when she was just 17, and he helped her find accommodation.
In her new lawsuit, Azalea reveals her older lover followed her to Atlanta, Georgia and moved in with her in 2009.
She alleges he "downloaded the entire contents" of her personal computer, including unreleased master recordings, which he announced plans to put out as part of an EP in July (14), claiming to have "secured the rights".
According to the lawsuit, the project constitutes a violation of her copyright, trademark, name and likeness.
She alerted her lawyers to the availability of one song, titled Inizio, online and they sent a series of cease-and-desist letters to the officials behind sites like iTunes and Spotify, who were offering the track to fans.
Williams hit headlines recently by claiming he was the subject of a purported sex tape featuring Azalea, adding he had an agreement that gave him exclusive rights to "manufacture, sell, distribute and advertise any recording embodying visual images" of his ex.
The "Fancy" star's new complaint, obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, claims the agreement Williams has is a forgery.
The lawsuit reads: "The Forged Agreement contains tell-tale signs that it is not genuine. For example, it includes mismatched fonts on the signature page, paragraph numbers out of sequence... and provides, as an address for legal notices, the contact information of an attorney who had no prior knowledge of the Forged Agreement."
There is no direct mention in the lawsuit of the sex tape, which has reportedly been offered to Steve Hirsch, the boss of porn company Vivid Entertainment.
Williams insists he didn't offer up the sex tape but reveals his own computer was stolen recently and the footage was on that.
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