The writer and director of the 2011 film, Damon Russell, claims Snoop, real name Calvin Broadus, and rapper JT the Bigga Figga infringed copyright by "creating, producing, marketing and/or distributing unauthorised movie sequels."

Snow on Tha Bluff 2 was released by the pair exclusively on Trap Flix, their TV and movie streaming site for independent urban content, and they were listed as executive producers.

According to the lawsuit, obtained by, Russell claims his attorneys sent the hip-hop stars a cease and desist letter warning them to stop selling the picture, but they refused.

He is suing for copyright infringement, false advertising, false designation and is seeking unspecified damages.