Solange and Kanye West are being sued

Solange and Kanye West are being sued 

Posted: 10:39 am Friday, February 2nd, 2018

By tysheeks

Solange and Kanye West are being sued for sampling a 70’s song without permission.

Via TMZ:

Leroy Mitchell, also known as Prince Phillip Mitchell, wrote “If We Can’t Be Lovers” in 1970. He claims Solange’s song, “F*** the Industry” and Kanye’s song, “Everything I Am” both extensively sample his work without his permission.

Solange’s song was not a big song and Kanye’s “Everything I Am” didn’t make a big splash either.

And, check this out … we found out Solange’s song was originally supposed to be on a mix tape, called “I Can’t Get Clearance.”

The lawsuit seeks damages and wants Kanye and Solange to stop performing the songs and to put a halt to radio play as well.

The lawsuit alleges Kanye and Solange willfully committed the infringement … Mitchell is asking for punitive damages.

Listen to the songs below: