Kanye West and Universal Music Group are being sued over the sample used for Ye's 2010 hit single, "Power." And they might have to pay out big if they lose this one.
Nobody can emulate the angelic songbird that was Aaliyah. An immaculate talent with an enchanting voice in tow, Aaliyah was the embodiment of an R&B songstress. Despite her untimely demise over 14 years ago, Baby Girl’s presence still permeates throughout the industry. To this day, artists have paid homage to Aaliyah by sampling her classics […]
On the one-year anniversary of his death, Prince’s cultural impact, and the genius we’ve come to know and love, still resonates throughout the world. His musical genius reigned in the original recordings, but it is also reflected in the music of others. Although he was very selective of the artists he’d grant sample and cover clearances, elements of […]