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George Clinton Suing Black Eyed Peas Over ‘Shut Up’
George Clinton Suing Black Eyed Peas Over ‘Shut Up’
Funk icon George Clinton is preparing to clash with international pop stars Black Eyed Peas for stealing portions of his single '(Not Just) Knee Deep' for usage in their remix to the 2003 hit single 'Shut Up.' The multi-million dollar copyright infringement suit was filed on December 10 in the United States District Court for the Central District of California and claims that the Peas used an uncl
Group Busted for Lifting George Clinton’s ‘Bow Wow Wow …’ Refrain
Group Busted for Lifting George Clinton’s ‘Bow Wow Wow …’ Refrain
That famous refrain you've heard a thousand times (at least) --"Bow wow wow, yippie yo, yippie yeah" -- is at the center of a legal battle involving George Clinton, his copyright owners, and if you can believe it, Shaquille O'Neal. The chorus, originally from George Clinton's 1982 funk classic 'Atomic Dog,' has been sampled numerous times, most notably by Snoop Dogg for his 1992 hit 'Who