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Drake's Ex-Girlfriend Wants Credit For Writing His Hit Marvin's Room

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Give credit where credit is due, but if there is any truth behind a lawsuit against Drake, the rapper doesn't really like to do that.

A woman named Ericka Lee dated the hitmaker from 2010-2011 and says she helped him write his hit single Marvin's Room. She was reportedly offered $50,000 by Drake "to go away and not file a lawsuit against him," instead of given a credit as a co-writer.

Well, now she's suing for that credit, along with unspecified damages, attorney's fees and punitive damages after alleging in court documents:

"They traded poems, song lyrics and discussed untertaking creative projects together. Lee candidly shared her life story and creative ideas with Drake and trusted him as a confidant, lover and friend."

To make her case, she's even got text messages from the music star which appear to recognize she had a part in writing the song, reading things like, "U basically made that song," and "it's s**t without you."

So far the song sold over half a million downloads, while accumulating 38 million views on YouTube.

What's the deal, Drake? Did you screw this young lady over or is she just pissed that you dumped her?

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One comment to “Drake's Ex-Girlfriend Wants Credit For Writing His Hit Marvin's Room

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    I'm sure he did offer some money to keep her quiet, but on the other hand.. I think I'd be a little butt hurt too if Drake dumped me. D=