r/nextfuckinglevel Jan 26 '23 Take My Energy 1 LOVE! 1 Got the W 1 I'm Deceased 1 Silver 1 Gold 1 All-Seeing Upvote 2

Flo Rida jamming out to his music in a $82.6 million lawsuit💀

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u/PandaRiot_90 Jan 26 '23 edited Jan 27 '23 All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy Doot 🎵 Doot

He won the lawsuit.

Edit, added case info: Hip hop artist Flo Rida was awarded $82.6 million on Wednesday after a South Florida jury found that the makers of Celsius energy drinks breached a contract with the rapper and singer, and tried to hide money from him.

Attorney John Uustal said Flo Rida wanted the 1% ownership he was promised and would still be willing to accept the stock instead of the jury’s monetary award.

https://wsvn.com/news/local/broward/rapper-flo-rida-awarded-82-6m-for-breach-of-contract-case/amp/

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u/KuramaTheBeast Jan 27 '23

What was it concerning?

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u/lynivvinyl Jan 27 '23 Gold All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy hehehehe Vibing Masterpiece Table Slap Flaming Comet

She was actually wearing potato bottom jeans.

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u/wonderbat3 Jan 27 '23

Boots with no fur

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u/hmhemes Jan 27 '23

Got the whole farm lookin' at hurrrr

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u/Catbuttness Jan 27 '23

She hit the deck and got so wet

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u/GiGaBYTEme90 Jan 27 '23

Shawty got high high high high

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u/uh60chief Jan 27 '23 Gold

Shawty got Cotton Eye Joe Joe Joe Joe Joe Joe

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u/Greyst0ke Jan 27 '23

He made 'Booty Sweat' sales go through the roof

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u/Youth-in-AsiaS-247 Jan 27 '23

She shit the floor, she shit the floor, sorta like blow blow burp spurt…Potatoe bottoms jeans:

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u/iamamonsterprobably Jan 27 '23

my friend plays this at our local bar on touchtones all the time and can't wait to use this

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u/Dontgothergirlfriend Jan 27 '23

She laid an egg, next thing ya kno, whipped them up in a bowl bowl bowl

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u/TableLegShim Jan 27 '23

They were actually crocs

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u/bumjiggy Jan 27 '23 edited Jan 27 '23 Gold All-Seeing Upvote Giggle Table Slap

apple bottom jeans would've meant in cider trading

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u/[deleted] Jan 27 '23

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u/Barrfogs Jan 27 '23

Dickens Cider? You know it’s Dickens Cider when you see the Dickens Cider Donkey. Or something

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u/HumblePie2714 Jan 27 '23

This comment made me laugh out loud!

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u/Dry_Pizza_7420 Jan 27 '23

I'm fucking dying🤣

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u/LordofLazy Jan 27 '23

Seems a strange reason for a lawsuit but ok.

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u/MegaJ0NATR0N Jan 27 '23

He sued energy drink company Celsius for violating an endorsement deal with him

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u/bumjiggy Jan 27 '23 Duck Dance Buff Doge

TIL Flo Rida tried converting to Celsius from Fahrenheit

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u/Darageth Jan 27 '23

Somebody better get Sean Paul

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u/onlyme1984 Jan 27 '23

He got the right temperature fi shelter you from the storm

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u/Ricksanchezforlife Jan 27 '23

Underrated comment

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u/girl_send_nudes_plz Jan 27 '23 Take My Energy

how can a comment be "underrated" 30 minutes after its conception

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u/BenchPuzzleheaded670 Jan 27 '23 edited Jan 27 '23

Underrated comment!!

(It was 25m old when I said that)

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u/maravel34 Jan 27 '23

Sounds like he won the lawsuit! Great For him!

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u/AyoAzo Jan 27 '23 Table Slap

The attention span of a fish this one

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u/Pixelated-Hitch Jan 27 '23

Just be a goldfish and your life will be so much better - Ted Lasso

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u/PandaRiot_90 Jan 27 '23

Profit sharing. He was owed 1% of the profits as he was the brand ambassador for Celsius energy drinks. They tried to not pay out.

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u/Mr_Figgins Jan 27 '23

"Here let us present you with this amazing deal, just sign the contract. However, we don't plan on paying you anything that the contract says we will. It is what it is. We'll see you in court."

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u/freedomofnow Jan 27 '23

That level of cutthroat business is astounding to me. Corporate piracy.

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u/meditate42 Jan 27 '23 edited Jan 27 '23

Pretty common. My dad was opening a business in a shopping center owned by an extremely wealthy family. He signed the contract for a lease in a specific space and even spent a lot of money decorating the space in preparation for opening.

A few months later the land lord goes, actually Walgreens wants that space, and they pay great rent, so I'm booting you out and putting you into a different spot of the shopping center that won't actually even be available for like 6 more months.

My dad complained it was against the contract and the landlord basically said 'yup, and i have a huge team of expert lawyers always on retainer so it matters very little to me if you want to try and take this to court even if i lose it will have no impact on me, but for you it would be very impractical and expensive plus you might lose anyway, plus i probably won't let you open a business in this shopping center if you do take me to court'.

My dad was pissed but decided not to fight it, eventually the landlord agreed to pay most of the costs my dad had spent decorating the space so all in all not the end of the world. But it was insane to me that he could just violate their contact like that and delay the opening of his business by a long time.

Edit: For anyone wondering, in the end the opening was delayed by close to a year which sucked and cost my dad and his business partner a lot of money. However the location was really good and they considered a lot of locations before settling on this area, so they put up with it because they really wanted to open in that area of town and this family owns so much of town, i mean they're really very very wealthy and powerful, not really the kind of people you want to make an enemy of. They ended up getting what my dad said is a pretty good deal on long term lease and the business is now open and doing very well, so well they're actually struggling to keep up with demand. He'll be fine.

I know for me the impulse was fuck those people and take them to court and air the whole thing out on social media, as many of you guys suggested, i mean thats what i told him he should do lol. But my dad was a lot more pragmatic than that, he was pissed, but i think he just knew that would be a waste of his energy and money, and if he just rode it out he felt he could get his business up and running how he wanted and find success with it, which he did.

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u/ShoeExisting5434 Jan 27 '23

Yeah that’s a happy ending. Most are not.

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u/Sniper_Brosef Jan 27 '23

I disagree... thats not a happy ending.

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u/CashWrecks Jan 27 '23

Less miserable ending. Only slightly shitty...

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u/NeuralAgent Jan 27 '23 edited Jan 27 '23

I wish there were certain processes (I don’t know the right word) which would account for issues like this in our court system… entity with lawyers on retainer vs small fry… you shouldn’t need to go bankrupt just to go to court…

But that’s America.

Go bankrupt for healthcare.

Go bankrupt if you wanna try and become a politician (unless you’re already rich and have a name).

So much we could do… but not with the rich holding all the reigns.

Edit: a word

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u/craag Jan 27 '23

Small claims. Many states wont allow even attorneys in the courtroom. And the ones that do, the judge will recognize the power differential when making decisions. The entire point of the system is that it's accessible to people without any legal expertise. There is data which shows using a lawyer in small claims court will not help your case, and even some evidence that shows it can actually hurt your case.

I had to sue a large property management company for my security deposit when I lived in South Dakota. The filing paperwork was braindead simple, and had instructions in plain English. It cost me about $25 (which the defendant had to repay to me after I won) , and about 2 hours of my time. The company did not even respond to the lawsuit, and I was awarded default judgement.

I urge anybody reading this-- do not be intimidated by the small claims process if you feel you've been wronged by a powerful entity. Small claims court is deliberately and specifically setup FOR YOU.

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u/cellardoor240 Jan 27 '23

Small claims is up to $5K, isn't it? - that really isn't going to do much for ya in a store location/rent dispute.

But thanks for sharing your experience!

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u/Simster108 Jan 27 '23

was just an intimidation stunt he would have lost in court if he actually promised that specific place in the mall by a certain date. your damages would have been the cost of the total contract and the additional you put into the supplies for said place. Or you could have sued for contract performance basically meaning he would have had to let you have your spot for the agreed-upon time, but he probably would have chosen not renew. you would have cost him more money if you sued for performance so He paid you your sunk costs so you'd go away and have a harder time bringing it up again

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u/just2quixotic Jan 27 '23

Lonnie Johnson inventor of the Super Soaker creator was awarded $72.9 Million in court from Hasbro after they tried to rip him off. (Hasbro had agreed to pay him royalties of 1%)

One fucking percent, and they still tried to rip him off! And the other 99% was profits they would not have had at all were it not for him inventing the thing in the first place!

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u/skendax Jan 27 '23

And the other 99% was profits

I'm glad he sued them and won.

That said, royalties are (almost always...) based on gross sales, not profits. They could be losing money but would still owe him royalties. If their profits are 20%, then a 1% royalty leaves them with 95% of the profits. If profits are 2%, they would pay him 50% of the profit for that 1% royalty.

It sounds like a minor difference but on low profit items can be a really big issue.

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u/TwistingEarth Jan 27 '23

It also seems like a lot of the energy drink companies are shady.

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u/axund-hunter Jan 27 '23

They're absolute monsters

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u/Curtainmachine Jan 27 '23

And therefore it was necessary to drop beats in the courtroom for what purpose?

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u/Serinus Jan 27 '23

To show that he was an asset that provided value to the brand. It's part of showing consideration in the contract.

Source: I've watched Legal Eagle YouTube videos about unrelated things.

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u/JM3DlCl Jan 27 '23 edited Jan 27 '23

He was owed alot of money from Celsius beverage company for work he did when they were starting out. They were supposed to pay him 1% or something of 400 million. Fast forward 10 years and he still has no money from them and Celsius worth 10s of billions. So the judge gives him 1% of the company's worth.

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u/IamScottGable Jan 27 '23

Wait, is this math saying the Flo Rida is now a billionaire? Do you think he'll finally pay Ke$ha for Right Round?

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u/Atreaia Jan 27 '23

Market cap is not over 10s of billions. About 8 billion so Flo Rida can almost be a billionaire, he has his own money too!

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u/Marvel_this Jan 27 '23

Someone here is doing bad math... Not sure who. He should be getting paid way more than 82 million

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u/TFGBaby Jan 27 '23

Somebody above said his cut was supposed to be 1%. I know nothing about the case though.

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u/nosecohn Jan 27 '23

The deal was for 1%, not 10%. The amount of damages he won in the suit was approximately 1% of the company's valuation on the date the verdict was handed down. (The company's value dropped immediately after they lost this suit.)

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u/irahz Jan 27 '23

A Florida jury ruled in favor of a lawsuit brought forth by rapper Flo Rida against Celsius energy drinks and awarded him a total of $82.6 million in damages.

On Wednesday, a jury found Celsius guilty of breaching an endorsement deal with Flo Rida that ran from 2014 to 2018. The jury also found the brand fraudulently hid information from him.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/rapper-flo-rida-wins-82-million-lawsuit-energy-drink-company-celsius-rcna66448

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u/Neriek Jan 27 '23

Oh fucking hell I went this long without knowing "Flo Rida" was literally just "Florida" with a space and it took your comment to make me realise...

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u/S0_Crates Jan 27 '23

Thank you. I feel better now. I was in college when in the late 2000s when Flo Rida was blowing up and felt so dumb when I didn't realize it was Florida with a space until 2013/14ish.

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u/Badcatchphrase Jan 27 '23

And Will. I. Am. is just William.

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u/Bamfculpep7 Jan 27 '23

I'm also currious.

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u/KuramaTheBeast Jan 27 '23

I looked it up, he was a brand ambassador from ‘14 to ‘18, and helped birth the energy drink company Celsius, who owe him a %1 share per contract, which they were trying to get out of paying him, testifying that their success was not due to his involvement alone, but he won the payment.

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u/MXero1 Jan 27 '23 edited Jan 27 '23

Wow good for him. Yeah Flo-rida is not a nobody. I don’t get how they thought they could get away from not paying him. I only know Celsius because I worked at gas station.

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u/Narrow-Editor2463 Jan 27 '23

Miss 100% of the shots you don't take

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u/DMAN954 Jan 27 '23

Thanks for quick explanation concerning this case.

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u/JRansomBioDermKiller Jan 27 '23

Hold up…maybe I’m just out of the loop since I don’t drink energy drinks but this brand that I’ve never heard of is worth $8.2 billion?! I know of Monster and Redbull and I also don’t know a single person that drinks energy drinks in any kind of regular capacity at all, except when drinking mixed drinks (whatever the hell that Red Bull and vodka drink is called). I really underestimated the value of those companies…and also, where the fuck are these huge markets at?! Is there like a huge secret society of energy drink consumers that are too ashamed to be seen in public with them?

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u/amulie Jan 27 '23

Celsius is really popular among gym goers. There is a whole market of energy drinks that have BCAA and such that target this crowd.

Energy drinks popular among blue collar workers like construction. I use to work at a grocery store and everyone drank monster/red bull. Basically there is a large market out there of people who are addicted to caffeine but don't drink coffee.

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u/1weedlove1 Jan 27 '23

Yes. Hackers and gamers need to be refueled with a 1:1 energy drink / hydrogenated corn snack mix. Otherwise they start to act weird and try to go outside or something.

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u/USS_Penterprise Jan 27 '23

They are wildly popular, and people consume them in public regularly.

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u/B33Man88 Jan 27 '23

Compensation for promoting a water company. They were found to have intentionally left the contract wording vague and misleading. He was only asking for 6 figures, but the jury awarded him millions

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u/coleonoscopy Jan 27 '23

i believe it had to do with celsius energy drinks not paying him out on something. basically it would have been a tiny fraction of what he ended up suing them for and winning lol.

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u/JakeFromMontana Jan 27 '23 Narwhal Salute

I think he won life. You can tell he just loves music. What a bamf.

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u/texas130ab Jan 27 '23

He seems very likeable not too big headed.

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u/MGySgt70 Jan 27 '23

Seen him in concert in early 21. One of the best concerts been too.

You know the stenographer wanted to groove to that with him right there. Lol

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u/Several_Emphasis_434 Jan 27 '23

Out of loop on this - did someone sue him or the other way around?

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u/Krishyeah Jan 27 '23

He sued Celsius Holdings the company which owns the Celsius drink brand. He claims they violated their contract in which he was a brand ambassador. Jury awarded him the $82.6M.

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u/Several_Emphasis_434 Jan 27 '23

Thank you so much!

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u/First-Sort2662 Jan 27 '23

He promoted their product back when it first came out, when no one knew what it was. It was his music and celebrity fame that promoted the company and got it to where its at right now. They tried to BS him by saying he didn’t make the drink popular and they didn’t want to pay him. Glad he got his money!

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u/Several_Emphasis_434 Jan 27 '23

I’m glad he got his money also. He’s very talented and have always enjoyed his music.

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u/SuperSoldier260 Jan 27 '23 All-Seeing Upvote Burning Cash

Can't blame him for that, that song's a banger

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u/Atxfuntime4444 Jan 27 '23

All the ones they played were hits, good on him for getting his, corporate greed fucking the little guy even if he is a star

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u/Ac997 Jan 27 '23

Not gonna lie I didn’t know that all of those were His bangers. All those songs played are iconic.

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u/Reddit-User-3000 Jan 27 '23

Yeah, I knew he made some groovy songs, but those are some of my all time favourites throughout the years that I didn’t know were by him

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u/SumpCrab Jan 27 '23

Truth be told if you would have told me Flo Rida deserved 1% of Celcius as "brand embassador" I would have been skeptical, but after hearing all those songs, he could certainly be the linchpin to launch the energy drink. If I were on the jury, I would have been with him.

Also, I think it's awesome that he now has his greatest hits on record in a court of law. That's next level badass.

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u/katanakid13 Jan 27 '23

That poor stenographer, though. Having to type out all those lyrics in between Mr Rida vibes and Mr. Flo Rida continued vibing while making eye contact with the defense attorney.

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u/One-Experience-5834 Jan 27 '23

literally laughed out loud reading this. stenographer been telling everyone this was the best day on the job ever, and will continue to do so until the end of time...

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u/SteveOwen1993 Jan 27 '23

Always makes me think of Tropic Thunder

PLAYA, PLAYA

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u/feelinlucky7 Jan 27 '23

“Talkin…. G5, Pecker! No more frequent flyer bitch miles for my boy.”

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u/marbel29 Jan 27 '23

All are bangers man, can’t blame him

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u/17934658793495046509 Jan 27 '23

Guy will live on forever, in every wedding playlist, until the end of time.

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u/Bamfculpep7 Jan 27 '23

I was just thinking this lol

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u/Necessary_Sir_5079 Jan 27 '23

Flo Rida has soo many top songs holy crap I forgot

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u/Moth_Jam Jan 27 '23

Never heard of him

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u/LasyKuuga Jan 27 '23

It's ok to be young

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u/hercule2019 Jan 27 '23

I think not knowing who Flo Rida is more a sign of being old than young wouldn't it?

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u/Geaux_joel Jan 27 '23

People born the year “Low” came out are 15😭

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u/HitMePat Jan 27 '23 Gold Table Slap I'll Drink to That

I always assumed most people on Reddit are over 15 but it makes sense now that I think about it if I've just been talking to a bunch of dumb fucking kids for the last 13 years.

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u/murphy1210 Jan 27 '23

Hahaha this is spot on.

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u/ProphePsyed Jan 27 '23

That’s super important if you think about it though! You’re influencing the new generation without even being aware of it.

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u/hugglesthemerciless Jan 27 '23

You def have been. Just look at all the meme subs

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u/DinkDoinkus Jan 27 '23

As a 23 yr old, hardly anyone younger than me would know flo rida or possibly even t pain

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u/CookieLuzSax Jan 27 '23

Dawg I'm 18 and I grew up on that are you serious 😭

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u/Reasonable_Ad_2359 Jan 27 '23

Because your mom listened to it

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u/A1A5KA Jan 27 '23

Flo Rida is the new Earth, Wind and Fire. I never would have imagined it. Next stop, Gin and Juice as elevator music.

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u/MattDaCatt Jan 27 '23

Greenday and Reel Big Fish have played at my grocery store, so yea probably

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u/UpNorthBear Jan 27 '23

T pains actually super popular on Twitch so theres at least plenty a young generation getting to know him.

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u/hooligan99 Jan 27 '23

Saw him at a music festival in San Diego years ago on a whim, and it was one of the best sets of the weekend. Pretty much every song was met with “holy shit this is also a Flo Rida song??” Banger after banger

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u/madddetective Jan 27 '23

10 years ago, I saw him live - I was super close to the stage and was up on my friend’s shoulders - I was reaching out to him to touch his hand and Flo Rida pointed at me said “I love you!” It was a great moment. I love him too.

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u/FastConfidence4077 Jan 27 '23

Yeah this dude has a SNEAKY amount of chart topping international hits. One of those guys with a surprising net worth

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u/Zeolance Jan 27 '23

But honestly is it really that surprising? I mean, he’s an incredibly famous rapper.

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u/potatofairy42 Jan 27 '23

Yeah I never realised.

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u/ZiOnIsNeXtLeBrOn Jan 27 '23

If this isn't one of the coolest things ever.

Imagine, just listening to your music and knowing you getting 83 million dollars. If that isn't r/nextfuckinglevel, I don't know what is.

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u/Advice2Anyone Jan 27 '23

I mean money he was owed by contract anyways... if anything id be pissed at all this extra had to go through

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u/ItsRainingTrees Jan 27 '23

I think he was theoretically owed ~30 million, but since they tried to fuck him over it went way up

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u/blitzkrieg_01 Jan 27 '23

That's kinda good for him. Although the trial was probably a big hassle

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u/17_snails Jan 27 '23

Having to sit through a trial you're winning for $53,000,000 additional dollars? Sign me up!

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u/Iamananomoly Jan 27 '23 Table Slap

I'll take a half trial for $26.5M, a bag of sun chips, and a pickle on the side.

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u/ISellThingsOnline2U Jan 27 '23

I'm sure the hassle was worth 50m.

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u/earthtonemalone Jan 27 '23 Silver Gold Take My Energy Starry Bravo Grande!

Hell yeah, who got next on the Aux cord your honor?

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u/AltsOnDeckLol Jan 27 '23

every lawyer and jury member in that courtroom absolutely got drunk and partied in college to Flo Ridas music

case closed mfs

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u/Dameatree2213 Jan 27 '23

Lmafoooooo....my man!

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u/tbone29x Jan 27 '23

The best when the defense tried to stop the music and the judge overruled it. Probably rarely gets this kind of entertainment in his court

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u/goknuck Jan 27 '23

Forreal, i swear that was the quickest overruled ive heard in court. The judge was lovin it

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u/Eicee1989 Jan 27 '23

Yeah and the secretary in front of him... I bet she twerked with Low

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u/[deleted] Jan 27 '23

Flo Rida’s attorneys when they play music

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u/MoSqueezin Jan 27 '23

"mmm... Overruled."

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u/countchocula91 Jan 27 '23

It's the mmm that really Does it

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u/dogfishwaterman Jan 27 '23

He wanted to say mmm no but remembered he was in court

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u/underwear11 Jan 27 '23

Why were they trying to stop the music?

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u/ItsAFarOutLife Jan 27 '23

There is a jury, so having them jam out to the plaintiff's music may bias them.

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u/sintaur Jan 27 '23 edited Jan 27 '23

I would hate if that made for grounds to appeal

edit: he was being asked to play snippets of various songs as part of his testimony, so yeah probably not grounds for an appeal.

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u/bubba_feet Jan 27 '23 Narwhal Salute

I'm not a connoisseur of Flo Rida's music, but even I have heard some of those songs. I suppose the lawyers were trying to get the point across that even if you don't know him, you've heard him.

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u/secretlives Jan 27 '23

This is exactly it. Flo Rida was huge and you have 100% danced to some of his songs at weddings even if you didn't know you were. These songs were just so huge they carried their own weight without anyone having to know the artist(s) behind them.

But now the jury knows and the defense can't write him off as some one-hit-wonder/nobody.

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u/Victis Jan 27 '23

Because these are ALL massive hits, proving he’s not some nobody that wouldn’t have helped promote the company.

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u/00000000000004000000 Jan 27 '23

Bingo. If I was in the jury box, I would've only been able to match him to the song Low, and written him off as a one-hit wonder. In my defense (don't @ me) I don't normally listen to this sort of music, but I've definitely heard all of these at some point or another, and never realized it was Flo.

If they were arguing that he wasn't impactful or influential, this would definitely prove them wrong in my ey... ears.

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u/TrebekCorrects Jan 27 '23

This is exactly it, those jurors might not know of his fame but they sure do know his music after that.

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u/RamRod11Bang Jan 27 '23

The fire code prevents activities in a public building that poses a risk for combustion, such as playing this fire ass music.

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u/Ok_Associate_1042 Jan 27 '23 Gold

Imagine being a judge sitting through boring-ass, dry court proceedings all day every day working ungodly hours listening to cases read by even more boring lawyers trying to convince you to do what they want.

Then in walks Flo Rida…

His lawyer uses some of the most recognizable songs in human history as evidence, while playing just the catchiest part of each song to the whole room.

Now imagine someone try’s to OBJECT by saying we’ve heard enough. I’d overrule that proposal in exactly the same way!

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u/fearhs Jan 27 '23

Your Honor I object!

On what grounds?

Because it's devastating to my case!

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u/HappyLittleTrees17 Jan 27 '23

Weight…105?

YEAH…in your bra!

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u/Poodlescooter Jan 27 '23

IM KICKIN MY ASSSSS…. D’YA MIND!?

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u/AltsOnDeckLol Jan 27 '23 edited Jan 27 '23

yo that lawyer did them dirty lol

played the hooks of global hits that have been licensed in the BIGGEST movies of the last 15 yrs

you know good and well every member of the jury knew at least one of those songs. Flo Rida would win any jury over if you allow them to just play his mega smash hits back to back lolol

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u/TheHurdleTurtle Jan 27 '23

“Mm overruled” lmaooo

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u/theillx Jan 27 '23

Haha that's Judge Haims he's a great guy and a good judge. Usually always fair. That was hilarious.

Source: Am civil attorney in Broward county in front of Judge Haims frequently.

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u/greatGoD67 Jan 27 '23 Silver

A Good lawyer knows the law.

/u/theillx is a Great lawyer...

He knows the judge.

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u/Over_Organization116 Jan 27 '23

For sure that judge went home and called his freshman year homies, and told them he got to overrule to keep playing Flo Rida in a courtroom

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u/DontG1veM3Awards Jan 27 '23

Got me dead af haha

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u/TBrutus Jan 27 '23

I don't really mess with his music outside of events that play it, but damn if I wasn't bopping along with him. Glad he won.

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u/jdotmassacre Jan 27 '23

By events you mean judiciary proceedings, right?

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u/Bamfculpep7 Jan 27 '23

Those really were bangers

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u/[deleted] Jan 27 '23

They still are

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u/derno Jan 27 '23

I’m a wedding photographer and all of these songs get a shitload if people on the dance floor.

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u/Leather-Syllabub4728 Jan 27 '23

THEM BAGGY SWEATPANTS AND THE REEBOKS WITH THE STRAPS!

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u/Disney_Plus_Axolotls Jan 27 '23 edited Jan 27 '23

(WITH THE STRAPS)

SHE TURNED AROUND AND GAVE THAT BIG BOOTY A SLAAAAPP

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u/ThatsWhatTheFoxSaid Jan 27 '23

SHE HIT THE FLO

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u/Zeolance Jan 27 '23

(SHE HIT THE FLO)

NEXT THANG U KNOW

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u/FondabaruCBR4_6RSAWD Jan 27 '23

SHAWTY GOT LOW LOW LOWLOW

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u/BBQBaconBurger Jan 27 '23

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u/Doritos-Locos-Taco Jan 27 '23

First take a step back and LITERALLY FUCK YOUR OWN FACE.

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u/jrbcnchezbrg Jan 27 '23

I dont know what kinda pan pacific bullshit you’re trying to play but asia jack is my territory

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u/midwbull Jan 27 '23

We don’t negotiate with terrorists

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u/Kris-pness Jan 27 '23

That lady looks like she's dying to say something

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u/RoyalFail6 Jan 27 '23

She wants to sing along, but must remain professional with a close to neutral face

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u/2010_12_24 Jan 27 '23

Can they not find another location for the court reporter other than sitting on the witness’s lap?

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u/notyou-justme Jan 27 '23 edited Jan 27 '23 hehehehe

I don’t know what the hell the lawsuit was over, but that’s about as pure as art can get, IMO. That’s someone who wanted to make music simply because they loved making music. I’ve heard of artists who hate their songs and never want to hear them. This dude’s all like, “That’s my jam right there! No, wait. That’s my jam right there! Spoiler alert, your honor. They all my jams! Yeah.”

Edit: Thanks for the award! My first one. I’m a real Redditor now!

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u/macdawg2020 Jan 27 '23

Spoiler alert made me cackle, thank you

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u/Kap7goldred Jan 26 '23

Can take the music away from the man, but can’t take man away from the 🎶

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u/NotHisRealName Jan 27 '23

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u/PsychoGenesis12 Jan 27 '23

Thank you, I was wondering what the heck was going on

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u/nawfamnotme Jan 27 '23

My kid loves all those songs!

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u/zion2199 Jan 27 '23

Kids do love songs with strong blow job innuendoes.

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u/Ronotrow2 Jan 27 '23

My niece loves Milkshake by Kelis 🙈 sings along to it

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u/All_Thread Jan 27 '23

It's a banger though

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u/xxWhiteLotus Jan 27 '23

The judge overruling the Celsius lawyer's objection to stop the music. You know that boy a fan too

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u/NorxicP Jan 27 '23

Here I am realising I basically grew up with those songs and were the media that I used to learn English on my own... That's not the issue, the issue is putting two together and understanding what the song actually meant by saying "you spin my head right round when you go downtown" lmao

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u/vineblinds Jan 27 '23

I just got it 😶

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u/[deleted] Jan 27 '23

I liked Flo Rida before but I have a whole new respect now

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u/sgushhi Jan 27 '23

This man listening to his own music in a courthouse while being handed a $80 Million check,what a goat

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u/Iaminyoursewer Jan 27 '23

The woman is vibrating the whole time, like she's the one DJing

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u/PurrSephone1355 Jan 27 '23

I think that’s actually the court stenographer. If I am correct, she’s actually typing.

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u/BraianP Jan 27 '23

Any context?

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u/crazyfoolteam Jan 27 '23

He sue energy drink comp for enfringing on his contract

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u/hello_ldm_12 Jan 27 '23

I was a teenager living my best life when these songs were released, I will always love them lol

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u/mygdacct Jan 27 '23 Take My Energy

Celsius lawyer: objec… Judge: overruled dj turn that shit up

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u/mark6789x Jan 27 '23

I saw Flo Rida last year and it was really, really good show. It wasn't nasty, or like disrespectful, it was really nice for most age groups. Really impressed with his concert.

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u/BonusDue3584 Jan 27 '23

I grew up with this music, sheeeesh

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u/jtd1437 Jan 27 '23 edited Jan 27 '23

You must have a free conscious to be able to vib like that in court.

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u/Aromatic_Mousse Jan 27 '23

TIL all the songs at the gym are apparently Flo Rida

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u/Wizard_Hatz Jan 27 '23

This comment section is wholesome as fuck. Truly some of these songs hit hard for some of us 30-40 year olds. Dude just sparked some hope in my calcifying heart.

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u/DomagojDoc Jan 27 '23

I instantly thought he was sued by Dead or Alive for the chorus, but apparently he gave songwriting credit to the band right away when he released the song.

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u/Stuft-shirt Jan 27 '23

Am I the only one that thinks of Tom Cruise in Tropic Thunder when this song drops?

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u/mattlind12 Jan 27 '23

Fucking man is a treasure.

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u/kaartman1 Jan 27 '23

That judge clearly likes his songs….ok let’s heart it few seconds 😂

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u/DannyDucks Jan 27 '23

He specializes in “Top 40s” and has done a damn well job at it. The confidence and pride he shows from his work is good to see. I’m glad he won from those bloodsucking leaches.

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