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Usher sued for copyright infringement over 2002 track "Caught Up" - Mstarz

Usher sued for copyright infringement over 2002 track "Caught Up" - Mstarz | Sampling Issues | Scoop.it
Usher sued for copyright infringement over 2002 track "Caught Up"
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Earlier this year, Usher got called out on some similar behavior (though this time the alleged infringement benefitted his protege Justin Bieber).

Via Mikel Elorriaga
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"Usher sued for copyright infringement over  his 2002 hit track "Caught Up"  Allegedly a group of three men confronted usher in the earlier part of his career and had given usher a demo and one of the song on their demo was called " Caught up"

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Mikel Elorriaga's curator insight, November 10, 2013 10:59 AM

us gets sued for a song he made in 2002

Patrick Bruno's curator insight, March 16, 2014 3:04 PM

According to TMZ three men have filed a lawsuit against Usher and his record label. He allegedly played songs that did not belong to him, and is accused of stealing songs from other artists, one notable case is Justin Bieber.

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Cash Money Being Sued For $600K Over A Sample In A Bow Wow Song

Cash Money Being Sued For $600K Over A Sample In A Bow Wow Song | Sampling Issues | Scoop.it
Surprise, surprise; Cash Money Records is being sued. The record label is named in a $600,000 lawsuit over a Bow Wow song that illegally samples a song from 70's group the Persuaders, allegedly.
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Basically this article talks about how the rapper Bow Wow used a sample from a 70's group called the Persuaders in one of his songs back in 2010. Now the group is suing Rapper Bow Wow and his record label for 600K.

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Patrick Bruno's comment, March 16, 2014 3:08 PM
more people without talent trying to cut corners. #SMH
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Jay Z Sued For Copyright Infringement Over "Run This Town" Sample - HotNewHipHop

Jay Z Sued For Copyright Infringement Over "Run This Town" Sample - HotNewHipHop | Sampling Issues | Scoop.it
Vibe Jay Z Sued For Copyright Infringement Over "Run This Town" Sample HotNewHipHop TufAmerica has owned the rights to the number since 1996, and are seeking “proceeds from 'Run This Town' and damages to be determined at trial, plus a court order...

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My topic is Sampling and Copright Infringement. Bascially in this article Jay-Z is being sued by a company TufAmerica.Inc becuase he smapled a song that they own the rights to without permission. He sampled a song called “Hook & Sling”, by Eddie Bo. TufAmerica has owned the rights to this song since 1996

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Mikel Elorriaga's curator insight, November 10, 2013 11:00 AM

jay-z got sued for not clearing samples on the track run this town

Patrick Bruno's comment, March 13, 2014 8:30 PM
run this town has been out since before 1996?
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Mac Miller Sued For $10 Million Over Sample On "Macadelic" Mixtape

Mac Miller Sued For $10 Million Over Sample On "Macadelic" Mixtape | Sampling Issues | Scoop.it
Here we go again: Mac Miller's being sued for $10 million over a sample used on his Macadelic mixtape. The suit was filed by an artist
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Rapper Mac Miller is being sued for 10 million dollars over a sample he used on his Macadellic Mixtape. He is being sued by Patrick Berlinquette, who also goes by Warm speakers c;ao,s that his song " The World Around You" which was copyrighted, was used by Mac Miller on his Macadellic's mixtape 

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Sampling: The Music Industry Trend We Hope Soon Fades

Sampling: The Music Industry Trend We Hope Soon Fades | Sampling Issues | Scoop.it
The art of sampling, whether it is in the production or lyrics, is nothing new to music. Sampling started in the late 1970s as a way to reinvent music for the newer generation. In hip hop, P.Diddy ...
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This article is about how sampling started and the issues that artist are facing today who use samples in their songs. A lots of artist are currently using samples from old songs and not giving the orginial artist credit or payment for using their songs or taking their work. Fans are also complaining that they are tired of hearing the same old samples constantly and are urging artsit to take a more creative appraoch when making music.

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Walter A. Cunningham IV's curator insight, January 19, 2015 12:42 AM

Music Sampling has been a huge part of hip Hop since the early 90's. P. Diddy claims himself as the Sampling king of Hip hop and producers like Kanye West have manifested this art over the past decade. This article is an overview on the art of Sampling and where and what it will do for the future of hip hop.