Cardi B expected to testify in trial over mixtape cover art

Kevin Brophy, Jr. filed a lawsuit in 2017 claiming the rap star misappropriated his likeness by using his unique back tattoo on the man pictured with his head between Cardi's legs on the cover of her 2016 mixtape, Gangsta B**ch Music Vol. 1. He claimed he suffered "distress and humiliation" seeing his body art used in such a sexual context without his consent. Both parties tried to settle the case out of court, but neither could reach an agreement, and accordingly, the trial will begin on 3 August. During a hearing in Santa Ana, California on Monday...

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