Posts tagged "legal"

Marshall Jefferson sues Kanye West over unlicensed ‘Move Your Body’ sample

House music legend Marshall Jefferson is suing Ye, AKA Kanye West, over the use of a sample from his seminal track, Move Your Body. In his lawsuit, Jefferson claims West used the sample “22 times” in his recent Donda 2 song Flowers without Jefferson’s permission. Also named in the lawsuit

Image: Overdrive Interactive A report released by the UK Government on September 21 in response to a recent report on the streaming industry has called for an inquiry into major labels including Sony, Warner and Universal. This comes after the release of the Economics of music streaming report by the

Image by Duncan Loudon The Weeknd, Nicolás Jaar, and Frank Dukes have been sued for an undisclosed amount on the basis of copyright infringement. The suit was filed by producers Suniel Fox and Henry Strange who claim that the track Call Out My Name off The Weeknd’s 2018 EP My

Image by Paul Ellis New proposals from the U.K’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) looks to protect consumers from “unscrupulous” ticket resales and touting. The newly proposed regulations put secondary ticket reselling sites such as Stubhub at risk of being shut down. The proposals come as the U.K begins to

Written by Jenna Dreisenstock Ah, so here we are talking about the infamous Fyre Festival. I assume this needs no introduction, and any extra explanation on my part is probably oversaturation. However – a quick breakdown for those who have been living in the wilderness for the past couple of

Image: Fenty Beauty Rihanna has take legal action in the form of a cease-and-desist letter against Donald Trump and his team, after the award-winning pop-star discovered via Twitter that her highly successful 2007 track, ‘Don’t Stop The Music’ was being played at a Trump political rally in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Rihanna’s

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