Florida jury finds Luther Campbell not guilty of unauthorized use of phone sex conversation – rap singer accused of recording phone sex conversation and using in his music

Florida jury finds Luther Campbell not guilty of unauthorized use of phone sex conversation – rap singer accused of recording phone sex conversation and using in his music – Brief Article

Controversial recording artist Luther Campbell, who had been accused of secretly tape recording an intimate “phone sex” conversation between him and a former female acquaintance and then using it on one of his albums without the woman’s permission, has been cleared of the charges by a Dade County (FL) jury.

The unanimous verdict also ruled in favor of Campbell’s record company, Luke Records.

Campbell’s former girlfriend, Nelda Parinas, had sued Campbell and his record company for allegedly taping their phone sex conversation on the album I Got Sh–On My Mind (JET, March 27).

She had hoped to get a percentage of the sales from the album, as well as compensation for emotional damage and embarrassment.

Campbell has said Parinas agreed to appear on the introduction to the record — a short bit where she describes what she plans to do to Campbell’s body — and his lawyer introduced as evidence a disclaimer she signed.

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