Nicki Minaj sued by Chicago musician Clive Tanaka

September 11, 2013 5:21:57 PM PDT
A Chicago musician is taking pop star Nicki Minaj to court over one of her hits.

Clive Tanaka, an underground artist, is suing the singer. He's accusing Minaj of stealing from his song "Neu Chicago."

The court documents claim she used his electro-pop beats in her best-selling single "Starship."

ABC7 did not receive any comment from Nicki Minaj's camp.