This certainly wasn’t music to Wiz Khalifa’s ears.
The rapper is being sued for allegedly ripping off a track from one other artist who says he shared a demo tape with Khalifa in 2012, in accordance with courtroom paperwork obtained Friday by the Each day Information.
Fellow hip hop artist Cymple Man — actual identify Dustin Bennett — claims he gave a duplicate of his CD to the “Black and Yellow” rapper after assembly him on the airport in Salt Lake Metropolis with the purpose of in the end collaborating with him.
The demo featured an authentic track from 2010 titled “Most of Us,” in accordance with the lawsuit filed Thursday in New York.
However Khalifa by no means obtained in contact with Cymple Man after their assembly — and in 2016 Khalifa launched his personal track titled “Most of Us” on his self-titled album.
Cymple Man is now accusing Khalifa of stealing main parts of his track to create his personal “Most of Us.”
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“Khalifa’s hit track ‘Most of Us’ unmistakably copies the important parts of Bennett’s 2010 Copyrighted Work ‘Most of Us’, together with by misappropriating each the important lyrics of Bennett’s Work in addition to the chorus and refrain,” the lawsuit costs. “Each tracks have the identical title, the precise phrases ‘most of us’ seem roughly 80 instances all through the Khalifa track and Khalifa used the precise lyrics within the actual method as Bennett.”
Cymple Man claims he is by no means acquired credit score for the track from Khalifa, nor has he gotten any financial compensation.
He additionally requested Khalifa’s producers cease utilizing and promoting the track.
Cymple is looking for unspecified damages.