Rolling Stones Vs Lil Wayne - 08 Rewind
Rolling Stones Vs Lil Wayne was a top story for May. Enjoy our 2008 news rewind as you read the story again:(antiMusic) What? A rapper stole music from real musicians? Wow! Reuters has the tale of grand theft audio: A musical publishing company that owns the rights to the Rolling Stones' song "Play With Fire" sued U.S. rapper Lil Wayne on Thursday, saying he released an altered version of the song without permission.
Abkco Music Inc accused Lil Wayne, his artistic collaborators and his record company, a unit of Universal Music Group, of copyright infringement and unfair competition.
Lil Wayne's "Playing with Fire" is a clear derivative of the Rolling Stones song with the original lyrics and music altered in a recognizable way, Abkco said in its lawsuit.
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