copyright infringement

Another “W” in the books for the 6 God. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Drake convinced a federal judge that his song, “Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2,” off the 2013 album, Nothing Was the Same, fairly sampled a 1982 spoken-word recording, “Jimmy Smith Rap,” and that there is no liability for copyright infringement. Judge William […]

A 1980's electro funk band claims Mars and Ronson's borrowed from their 1983 hit

Just a week ago, Jay Z was in court fighting a case regarding an alleged sample in his 1999 hit “Big Pimpin,” but the judge has already decided to toss it out.

Another day, another copyright infringement lawsuit. Jay Z, Timbaland, and the late Pimp C have been named in a copyright infringement lawsuit for their 1999 smash hit “Big Pimpin.” Jay Z and Timbaland are being sued by heirs of Egyptian composer Baligh Hamdi, the writer of an Egyptian love song titled “Khosara Khosara.” The record was […]

https://instagram.com/p/40YZGsgvtc/ “Look,” he said. Once again, Justin Bieber proved to America that he is (literally) the biggest ass in the business. The 21-year-old singer posted this nude Instagram on Monday, baring it all to the world via social media. Whether you like it or not, you officially know what it looks like…and we’re not talking about his […]

Uh oh, Justin and Usher may have to get their checkbooks out. Justin and his mentor Usher are being sued by Virginia songwriters De Rico and Mareio Overton over Bieber’s “Somebody To Love.” According to the lawsuit, Usher took their version of “Somebody To Love” after they played him the record in 2008. The judge presiding […]