Warren G And Garth Brooks Settle World War 'G'

Rapper and country superstar decided to leave each other alone when it comes to their trademark letters.

Rapper Warren G and country crooner Garth Brooks have decided to leave

each other's respective "g"s alone.

Hip-hop heavy G and country superstar Brooks called a truce Wednesday in

their dispute over trademark rights to the lowercase letter "g" as a commercial

symbol. The battle ensued after each decided that the other was stealing his

identifying symbol.

The two performers sued each other last October for rights to the seventh

letter of the alphabet. Brooks' trademark stamp features a "g" in a

circle, while G's sports the words "funk music" with it.

Details of their settlement were not released, although each artist will

continue to use his respective symbol.

"The symbol is a positive symbol to Warren's community," said Karen Byrd,

spokeswoman for Brooks' GB Management company. "It stands for youth who

have risen above drugs and violence to go on and contribute something

positive to society. They didn't see the point over arguing over a

positive symbol."

"Knowing how much the symbol 'g' means to Warren, I will strive to reach

the standard that the 'g' represents to him and to his community,"

Brooks said in a prepared statement.