Kanye West Sued By Former Child Star
Nevertheless, Kanye is being hit with a lawsuit from Ricky Spicer, the 56-year-old "Plus One" of the fraternal Ohio soul group Ponderosa Twins Plus One, who recorded the source song "Bound" in 1971. Spicer was 12 when he wrote and recorded the song.
According to the New York Daily News (via Pitchfork), Spicer is demanding that West compensate him for the use of the song, or cease and desist from using his voice.
"Mr. Spicer's voice is sampled exactly as he recorded it and his voice … is heard several times," said the suit, filed Monday in Manhattan Supreme Court. more on this story
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