GTA: San Andreas The makers of Grand Theft Auto know a thing or two about stealing cars, but according to one musician, they also know a thing or two
about stealing ideas.
IGN reports that Michael "Shagg" Washington, a backup singer for seminal hip hop group Cypress Hill, has filed a lawsuit against developer Rockstar Games and publisher Take 2 Interactive over the unlawful use of his life and likeness in the hit PS2 game,
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
Filed in a Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, the suit
claims that the developers based the game's protagonist, Carl "CJ"
Johnson, on Washington's real life story. Court documents allege this information was gleaned during a two-hour conversation he