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DMX Issues Cease And Desist Order Over Release Of 'Redemption Of The Beast'

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DMX's eighth studio album 'Redemption Of The Beast' dropped Tuesday, despite DMX disowning it and calling it "stolen music."

According to X's brother-manager Montana the release violates their contract with Seven Arts Entertainment, so he has sent the company a cease and desist order.

"[Seven Arts Entertainment] had no right to put out a new album," Montana told HipHopDX. "The only contract DMX had was for Undisputed and that came out two years ago. He don’t have a contract with them to [release] another album."
Montana added the new album is a "poorly recycled version" of Undisputed.

"[Some of the] songs are from the Undisputed album and there’s three extra songs that he recorded that were not on the Undisputed album that they just put on that album," Montana says. "That’s what they did. We don’t even know where he got that picture [on the cover] from. It boils down to they have no rights to whip out that new album. His contract is over."
Seven Arts Entertainment not surprisingly disagrees, and has issued a statement saying that they own the masters to all of the music in question, and are well within their rights to release Redemption Of The Beast. Now it looks like a judge is going to sort it all out.

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