The manufacturing firm behind a Drake documentary is suing Universal Music Group for ratting them out, and getting the mission yanked from streaming platforms.
Symettrica Entertainment rips UMG within the lawsuit, saying the music co. fired off notices to take away all of the Drake music and video clips the documentary entitled, “Drake: Re-writing the Rules.” Obviously, that will create a serious gap in a Drake documentary … if it had been devoid of his picture and music.
According to docs, obtained by TMZ, Universal’s energy transfer “has nothing to do with purported ‘copyright infringement,’ and everything to do with placating its artist Drake by attempting to suppress any commentary or criticism of Drake.”
The unauthorized doc was launched on Vevo in November, after which hit Netflix, iTunes and Amazon on January 16. Symettrica says it acquired UMG’s discover the subsequent day and, 2 days later, all of the digital platforms caved … saying they’d no alternative however to tug the documentary.
Symettrica insists its use of the Drake clips was honest use, and says it’s misplaced a ton of cash as a result of UMG shut them down.
Symettrica needs the court docket to declare their use of the Drizzy clips is kosher. It’s additionally suing UMG for damages. Drake is NOT being sued.