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Sly Stone Wins $5M In Lawsuit Against Ex-Manager After Period Of Homelessness

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  Musician Sly Stone attends the 2009 GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons honoring Clive Davis at
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Musician Sly Stone attends the 2009 GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons honoring Clive Davis at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/WireImage)

Legendary funk artist Sly Stone, who sued his former manager and an entertainment attorney, saying they diverted and misappropriated royalties owed him for more than 20 years, was awarded $5 million by a Los Angeles jury Tuesday.

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