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Nicki Minaj loses lawsuit against Tracy Chapman and will have to pay $ 450,000 – CVBJ – Latest News, Breaking News, Top News Headlines

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Nicki Minaj loses lawsuit against Tracy Chapman and will have to pay $ 450,000

Nicki Minaj.

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After two years, the rapper Nicki minaj has agreed to pay USD $ 450,000 to the singer Tracy chapman after losing the lawsuit for copyright violation, according to information from the newspaper The New York Times.

It was in October 2018 when the copyright legal battle began, as Chapman sued Nicki for having used a segment of his song ‘Baby can I hold you’ from 1988 in the leaked song ‘Sorry’ of the rapper in collaboration with the singer Nas.

The situation got out of the hands of Nicki when the track, which was recorded in 2017, was leaked by a radio station. This song was not officially published because Chapman He did not authorize the permission and rejected the rapper’s requests multiple times.

After payment, the copyright lawsuit would be finalized and the dispute between the two artists would end.

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