Kanye West Sued for Copyright Infringement in 'Gold Digger' Song
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

kanye west talkingKanye West is being accused of sampling singer David Pryor’s “Bumpin’ Bus Stop” (recorded in 1974) in his song “Gold Digger” without permission, according to TMZ.

Pryor’s children, Trena Steward and Lorenzo Pryor, have filed a lawsuit against the rapper who released the record back in 2005.

Pryor’s children claim that a sample of their father’s voice singing “Get down” three times can be heard 13 seconds into the song. The plaintiffs are suing the rapper for unspecified damages.

Read more at TMZ.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.

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