By Jasmin Jackson (March 3, 2022, 9:21 PM EST) – Hip-hop artist Drake, Young Money Entertainment, Warner Music Group and other media personalities are facing another copyright lawsuit before federal court in Louisiana from a New Orleans artist who claims they poached his instrumental beat after a similar case was dismissed.
Louisiana musician Samuel Nicholas III, also known as Sam Skully, said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana that artists and media companies — which also include producer Grammy-nominated BlaqNmilD and rapper Big Freedia – used his instrumental-only song “Roll Call” without permission.
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