I lost lawsuit because I am black, says 50 Cent

Updated: Aug 18, 2013, 17:26 PM IST

Washington: 50 Cent has claimed that he recently lost a lawsuit in court because the judge was a rap-hating `racist`.

Earlier this year the rapper and company called Sleek Audio were embroiled in a bitter lawsuit , 50 Cent claimed the company owed him over 261,000 dollars, while the it said otherwise, TMZ. com reported.

According to court documents, the rapper wants the allegedly bias ruling overturned now.

50 is taking the battle to federal court, while claiming that the arbitration judge discriminated against him because he`s black, associates with controversial African-American figures and because he`s a high profile rap artist.