Rick James estate has moved to block a Mary Jane Girls reunion. The American musician and composer, who died in 2004 overseers of James’s estate have started a lawsuit in order to stop the members reunion, the 1980‘s girl group which had formed by the funk legend James, which went onto have hits such as In My House, All Night Long and Candy Man.
Two of the group’s stars, Kimberly ‘Maxi’ Wuletich and Cheri ‘Candy’ Wells-Chez, recently reformed for a small tour, but executors of James’ estate insist the singers did not ask permission.
In a lawsuit, the estate administrators have asked a judge to ban the pair from performing under the name Mary Jane Girls, which they claim was owned by the late singer.
They are also seeking for all profits from the tour, James passed away in 2004 at the age of fifty six years old.