Monday, June 28, 2010

Lawsuit Filed Against Producer/Rapper Kanye West Over Number One Record

It is now being reported that Kanye West is involved in an emerging law suit which pits him as the defendant in a copyright infringement case. The song in question? Kanye's popular track "Stronger" from his album "Graduation". "Stronger" is sampled from the song "Hard, Better, Faster, Stronger" by international group Daft Punk.

Apparently, West's version is a blatant rip off of a track created by a fellow rapper/producer "Vince P" out of Chicago, who is now suing for damages. The single "Stronger" reached number one on Billboard and even received a Grammy Award for it's 3 million plus copies sold world wide.

Did Kanye West really infringe on this man;s copyrights? What portions of the track did Kanye steal? Do you think "Vince P" has a case?

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