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Kanye West Sued Over Illegal Sampling

Record label TufAmerica is suing Kanye West, saying he illegally sampled singer Eddie Bo’s “Hook and Sling: Part 1” twice. The two songs in question by the Chicago rapper are “Who Will Survive in America?” and “Lost in the World”, the final two tracks on his 2010 album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. The lawsuit […]

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Insane Clown Posse Sued For $2 Million

AllHipHop is reporting that Detroit based hip hop group Insane Clown Posse are being sued for $2 million after reportedly sampling songs without permission. The suit was filed in Ohio by Entity Productions, a company claiming the group used Halloween-themed tracks without their permission for seven songs without permission of the music’s owner, The Midnight […]