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Tracy Chapman Sues Nicki Minaj Over 'Sorry': Report

28 days ago   |   By Billboard

Three months after Nicki Minaj's Queen album was reportedly delayed over a sample clearance issue, the issue has landed in court, a new...
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Tracy Chapman Is Suing Nicki Minaj for Sampling Her Song Without Permission

Tracy Chapman Is Suing Nicki Minaj for Sampling Her Song Without Permission

29 days ago   |   By XXL Mag

Chapman wants financial compensation for the rapper's use of her 1988 track without consent.
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Tracy Chapman sues Nicki Minaj for copyright infringement

Tracy Chapman sues Nicki Minaj for copyright infringement

29 days ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

Despite her best efforts, Nicki Minaj was unable to clear a collaboration with Nas called “Sorry” in time for the release of her latest effort, Queen. “Sorry” is built around a sample of Shelly Thunder's track of the same name, which is a cover of Tracy Chapman 's “Baby Can I Hold You”. According to Minaj, Chapman refused to grant her permission to sample the track. Though “Sorry” was left off of Queen , Minaj sent the track to New York DJ Funkmaster Flex, who played it on his radio show.
Now, Chapman has filed a lawsuit against Minaj, according to TMZ. Chapman is reportedly seeking...
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Tracy Chapman Sues Nicki Minaj

Tracy Chapman Sues Nicki Minaj

29 days ago   |   By Stereogum

Who could've ever seen this coming? A couple of months ago, Nicki Minaj publicly begged Tracy Chapman to clear a sample so that she could include the song " Sorry " on her album Queen. Chapman refused, but the song found its way to the internet anyway. And now More »
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