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Lord Finesse Suing Mac Miller

Posted by - 11:41 PM on 07/11/12
Lord Finesse is suing Mac Miller for using the track "Hip 2 Da Game" without permission on his K.I.D.S. mixtape.
 
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12:12 AM on 07/12/12
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Personally, I don't think Mac Miller owes Lord Finesse anything. It came from a mixtape. And regardless if you think it was distasteful to use the entire track or not, it still appeared on a mixtape. Perhaps he should've been more vocal about his admiration though.
01:04 AM on 07/12/12
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was #look deeper necessary? are we going to now define # as the introduction to a retort?
01:13 AM on 07/12/12
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Personally, I don't think Mac Miller owes Lord Finesse anything. It came from a mixtape. And regardless if you think it was distasteful to use the entire track or not, it still appeared on a mixtape. Perhaps he should've been more vocal about his admiration though.

Came here to say this.
01:50 AM on 07/12/12
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NateFoundGlory
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I can think of plenty more reasons to sue Mac Miller.

/thatguy
01:51 AM on 07/12/12
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Although Denning has a point.
03:21 AM on 07/12/12
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I thought you could sample anyone in a mixtape, because you are realeasing it for free. Ive been listening to Jon Connor's mixtape and he samples everyone from Kings of Leon, Cyndi Lauper and even Aldous Snow (Fictional band in Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and there is no way he got permission for any of them.

Just like you can cover any song live without permission as you are not individually obtaining money for that song, you should be able to sample on a mixtape.
04:24 AM on 07/12/12
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I thought you could sample anyone in a mixtape, because you are realeasing it for free. Ive been listening to Jon Connor's mixtape and he samples everyone from Kings of Leon, Cyndi Lauper and even Aldous Snow (Fictional band in Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and there is no way he got permission for any of them.

Just like you can cover any song live without permission as you are not individually obtaining money for that song, you should be able to sample on a mixtape.
Actually, the bar/venue/restaurant is (or, to be legally safe, should be) paying for bands that play cover songs by paying for an ASCAP or BMI license.
05:07 AM on 07/12/12
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I feel like this is a very open and close case... its a mixtape
05:33 AM on 07/12/12
therookielot
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FACT: Humans are the only animal that sue each other.
05:39 AM on 07/12/12
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it is a mixtape but if this guy can prove that it was ever played live or that mac miller ever received money for performing it then he will definitely have a case
05:41 AM on 07/12/12
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Lord Finesse>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Mac Miller

This lawsuit won't hold up, though.
05:48 AM on 07/12/12
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Yikes Lord Finesse.
06:16 AM on 07/12/12
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Lord Finesse>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Mac Miller

This lawsuit won't hold up, though.
This.
07:22 AM on 07/12/12
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Finesse is looking for a settlement, and if he does win the case, is that Mixtapes just fucked, cause no up and coming artist is gonna pay for sick samples

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