Kanye, Common and Other Rappers Sued for Being Unoriginal - A Top Story This Week

Kanye, Common and Other Rappers Sued for Being Unoriginal was a top story for this week. Here it is again: (NME) Kanye West and his record label have been sued by a late jazz musician's daughter for allegedly using samples of her father's music without proper approval.

Common, Method Man, Redman and their record companies were also named in the suit, which was filed by musician Joe Farrell's daughter Kathleen Firrantello in the US District Court in New York.

The lawsuit claims that the rappers used samples of Farrell's 1974 composition 'Upon This Rock' in three different songs - more on this story

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