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Tracy Chapman Scoops Up
$450K From Nicki Minaj in Suit
Jan 8, 2021 1:07 PM CST
Tracy Chapman Scoops Up $450K From Nicki Minaj in Suit
Controversy centered on Minaj's song 'Sorry' using lyrics from Chapman's 'Baby Can I Hold You'
- A copyright infringement lawsuit involving Nicki Minaj and Tracy Chapman has seemingly been put to rest. Per documents filed in a California federal court and reviewed by Pitchfork , Chapman, 56, who's best known for her late '80s hit "Fast Car," has accepted a $450,000 offer...
Tracy Chapman Sues to
Block Nicki Minaj Song
Oct 24, 2018 3:03 AM CDT
Tracy Chapman Sues to Block Nicki Minaj Song
She accuses Minaj of copyright infringement
- Rapper Nicki Minaj is being sued for sampling a Tracy Chapman song without permission. Chapman filed a copyright infringement lawsuit Monday in a Los Angeles federal court. The Grammy-winning singer says Minaj's unreleased track, "Sorry," incorporates the lyrics and vocal melody from her 1988 single, " Baby...
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Jul 22, 2009 12:20 PM CDT
Once-Homeless Rapper Now on Mercury Shortlist
Speech Debelle has been compared to Lauryn Hill, Tracy Chapman
- A rapper who spent four years homeless in London is one of five female artists on the shortlist for Britain’s prestigious Mercury Prize, the
reports. Speech Debelle, kicked out of her house at 19, spent time in hostels and other drug-infested stops on the wrong side of London's...
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