Court Settlement: 2 Live Crew Founder Mr. Mixx Can’t Perform the Group’s Songs

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Imagine if Mick Jagger left the Rolling Stones but he wasn’t allowed to sing any of the band’s songs or say he had been part of one of rock’s greatest acts. What if Dr. Dre and Ice Cube couldn’t call themselves former N.W.A. members or perform the work that skyrocketed them to fame?

Well, that’s the scenario playing out for a true Miami music legend, David Hobbs, AKA Mr. Mixx.

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Mixx isn’t even allowed to say he was affiliated with the group to promote himself. If he does, he could be held in contempt of court and be forced to pay Lil Joe $750,000. Mixx told me about his predicament shortly after I asked him to DJ some of my upcoming performances. It shows how nasty the music industry can be.

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