Houston Rapper Trae Da Truth (Frasier Thompson) is taking on 97.9 KBXX, the Box in a legal battle over the airwaves.
Trae's lawsuit alleges that 97.9 aimed to sabotage his reputation and his career by first blaming him for the Trae Day shooting of 6 people last June, then taking him off the airwaves alltogether.
Trae held a press conference Wednesday to announce the legal move aiming at Radio One, Inc., which onwns 97.9, The Box.
The Box DJ Nnete is targeted in the suit as having made desparaging remarks over the airwaves.
Trae alleges the lack of airtime that followed was harmful to his career and the reputation he has built.
"I just could not let any more people suffer and be punished by the radio station over this ridiculous vendetta." said Trae.
In 2008, Trae was honored by Houston Mayor Bill White and Council Member Peter Brown with his own "Trae Day" in honor of his outstanding community service.
39 News contacted 97.9 The Box; they have no comment on this lawsuit.
A preliminary hearing is set for May 14.
Rapper Suing Local Radio Station
Houston Rapper Trae Da Truth is taking on 97.9 KBXX, the box in a battle over the airwaves.
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