Lawsuit against Beastie Boys filed one day prior to Adam Yauch's death

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Lawsuit against Beastie Boys filed one day prior to Adam Yauch's death
Talk about bad timing, yo. Less than a week following news of Adam "McA" Yauch's premature death, a lawsuit brought against the Beastie Boys and their label Capitol Records has surfaced in a New York district court, according to AllHipHop. Filed only a day prior to Yauch's passing, the suit alleges that the rap group illegally sampled songs by the little-known D.C.-area R&B/funk band Trouble Funk on two of their classic early albums, "Licensed to Ill" and "Paul's Boutique." R&B/hip-hop label Tuf America alleges that the Trouble Funk songs in question, "Say What" and "Drop the Bomb," were collectively sampled on...
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