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JAY-Z sues Reasonable Doubt photographer Jonathan Mannion for using his name and likeness

JAY-Z has filed a lawsuit against photographer Jonathan Mannion and his company Jonathan Mannion Photography, LLC, for using the rapper's name, image, and likeness without permission, according to Reuters. According to the suit, Mannion, the photographer behind iconic rap images including JAY-Z's debut album Reasonable Doubt cover art, has been selling prints of the rapper for thousands of dollars, later demanding tens of millions of dollars when asked to no longer use the photos.
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Jay Z files lawsuit against photographer Jonathan Mannion over ‘likeness dispute’

Jay-Z has filed a lawsuit against photographer Jonathan Mannion, accusing him of exploiting and profiting off the rapper’s likeness by selling his photos without permission. According to documents obtained by Rolling Stone, the 51-year-old rapper – real name is Shawn Corey Carter – hired the hip-hop photographer in 1996 to shoot the cover for “Reasonable Doubt” during which he clicked “hundreds of photographs” of the rapper.The legal action states that Mannion was compensated for his work and that Carter never gave him “permission to resell any of the images”.“Nor did Jay-Z authorise Mannion to use his name, likeness, identity,...
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Why Is Jay-Z Bringing a Lawsuit Against Photographer Jonathan Mannion?

Why Is Jay-Z Bringing a Lawsuit Against Photographer Jonathan Mannion?. Jay-Z has sued the photographer who photographed the classic cover photo for his 1996 first album, Reasonable Doubt. Shawn Corey Carter, the rapper’s real name, is suing Jonathan Mannion for “exploiting” his likeness without authorization. According to court filings obtained...
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Jay-Z Sues Photographer Jonathan Mannion Over Likeness Use

Jay-Z has filed a lawsuit against hip-hop photographer Jonathan Mannion, accusing Mannion of profiting off the rapper’s likeness without permission. The lawsuit alleges that Mannion, who shot the cover of Jay-Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, “exploited” Jay-Z’s name and image “without [his] consent.” Further, the lawsuit claims that Mannion uses images of Jay-Z on his website in addition to selling prints of the rapper for thousands of dollars, without Jay-Z’s consent. “Jay-Z never gave Mannion permission to resell any of the images,” the lawsuit reads. “Nor did Jay-Z authorize Mannion to use his name, likeness, identity, or persona for any purpose.”
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Jay-Z Sues Photographer Jonathan Mannion for Exploitation & Selling Photos Without Permission

Jay-Z is suing popular photographer Jonathan Mannion for exploitation and selling the rapper’s photos without his consent. The Hip-Hop mogul has filed a lawsuit where he claims that Jonathan Mannion and his company Jonathan Mannion Photography LLC is exploiting his name and likeness without permission, reports TMZ. Hov claims that Jonathan has his image and name all over his website where he sells photos shot during the Reasonable Doubt era for thousands of dollars.
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Jay-Z Suing Photographer Jonathan Mannion For Exploiting ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Photoshoot Pics

LISTEN LIVE. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER. Jay-Z said it best on the 4:44 standout album cut when he rapped, “Nobody wins when the family feuds.” However, it looks like he’s going through that ordeal in real-life once again now that reports are saying the Brooklyn rap vet is suing Jonathan Mannion, former friend (?) and photographer of his debut album, Reasonable Doubt.
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'The MICK Show' Episode 19: Jonathan Mannion

There's a good chance that this week’s The Mick Show guest, Jonathan Mannion, may have photographed your favorite album cover. The MICK Show is also available on Amazon, Apple, Google Podcasts, and YouTube. Mannion has worked with Outkast, Kendrick Lamar, Aaliyah, Rick Ross, Eminem, and DJ Khaled. Most remarkable of...
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