feature: sly stone awarded millions in royalties

January 29, 2015

Sly Stone has been awarded $5 million in royalties by a Los Angeles Supreme Court jury. The jury found that the legendary musician had been cheated out of more than a decade’s worth of royalties by his former manager and an entertainment lawyer – Gerald Goldstein and Glenn Stone – through dodgy accounting practices. One of Stone’s lawyer, Nicholas Hornberger, told the press: “It’s a good day for Sly, it’s a good day for entertainers in general. This was an important verdict for people that are artists, entertainers, music composers, etc.” Justice served! Watch some throwback Sly Stone, below.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor