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Rick James Estate Files Lawsuit Against UMG
The estate belonging to the late Rick James is following in the footsteps of Eminem, filing a proposal on Friday (April 1), for a class action lawsuit against label giant, Universal Music Group for unpaid profits earned from digital sales...
Name That Tune: Songs Notorious for Their Use of Sampling
Once controversial, the practice of sampling is now generally regarded as a viable artistic method of production and a mostly legitimate commercial endeavor. Good public reception of a sample-use often depends on a combination of factors including what is sampled, who is sampled, and how that sample…