R.E.S.P.E.C.T. - Label Accused of Gender Discrimination

A complaint filed in New York Supreme Court alleges that Atlantic Records discriminated against plaintiff on the basis of her gender by paying male employees performing similar work higher salaries. Additionally, a VP at Atlantic allegedly referred to plaintiff as a "cunt".

[Mary Gormley v. Atlantic Recording Corp.; filed 1/23/2008; case number 08-101041]

'Steada Kisses, We Get Kicked / It's a Hard Knock Life

Shawn Carter a/k/a Jay-Z sued in New York Supreme Court (NY County/Manhattan) for employment discrimination on the basis of gender and disability. Folake Ogundiran (plaintiff) was a former sales associate for Jay-Z at his 40/40 Club, but was allegedly fired after she became pregnant. Apparently, pregnancy doesn't fit the "unattached and 'sexy'" image the 40/40 Club allegedly embraces. Now THAT'S Baller.