Kanye West Settles Lawsuit For Uncleared ‘New Slaves’ Sample Out Of Court

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor Kanye West Settles Lawsuit For Uncleared 'New Slaves' Sample Out Of CourtIn 2015 Kanye West was hit with a $2.5 million lawsuit by a Hungarian musician, Gabor Presser, who claimed the rapper sampled his 1969 song “Gyöngyhajú Lány” (“The Girl with Pearly Hair”) without permission.

A large chunk of Presser’s track was used in West’s 2013 song “New Slaves” off of the album, “Yeezus.

Billboard reports that the suit has now been settled out of court. No details of the financial agreement were disclosed.

 

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