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Kanye West, Drake being sued over hit songs 'Stronger,' 'Best I Ever Had'

29 June 2010 1:25 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Two of hip-hop’s biggest names right now are being sued, separately, this week, for two different, recognizable hits.  In a California federal court document filed June 25, Playboy Enterprises alleges that Drake’s “Best I Ever Had” infringes on their copyright of “Fallin’ In Love,” a track by Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds, which the company owns.   “Best” was released as part of a Drake mixtape and then his 2009 Ep “So Far Gone” via Cash Money/Universal, which were also named in the lawsuit. Compare the two tracks below.   Meanwhile, more than two years after its release as a single, »

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Drake 'being sued by Playboy'

28 June 2010 2:26 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Drake has been sued by Playboy over an alleged copyright infringement. Documents allege that the rapper's single 'Best I Ever Had' sampled the 1975 song 'Fallin' in Love' by Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds, reports MissTilaOMG.com. The song is owned by Playboy Enterprises. The media company is seeking damages from Drake and his label Cash Money Records as well as Universal Music Group and Universal Music Group Distribution. The suit said: "Each defendant either (more) »

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