music piracy

Hip-hop DJ Big Mike Arrested for Music Piracy
A Danbury, Conn. hip-hop DJ and his half-brother were arrested for music piracy last Wednesday (June 8), following a two-year investigation pinpointing them for selling illegal music over the 'Net.
Michael "DJ Big Mike" Wilcox, 33, and his half-brother Stephen Sabato, 21, were busted after …
Lupe Fiasco’s Piracy Remarks Elicit Response From NahRight
Lupe Fiasco, like many artists before him, has voiced disdain over music piracy via the Internet, mainly bloggers posting his tracks illegally. During a recent interview, the Chi-town rapper commented on one blog specifically, NahRight.com, after site founder eskay -- pronounced "S-K&qu…
Lupe Fiasco Explains How Online Piracy Affects Artists
In the wake of the government seizure of several hip-hop websites, artists and media professionals alike have been sounding off on the topic of music piracy. For Lupe Fiasco, the discussion may be fresh, but the idea of bloggers serving music to the masses without permission is anything but new...