May 23rd, 2008 // 1 Comment

Kanye West, Method Man, Redman, Common, Universal Music Group, Island Def Jam, and Interscope Geffen A & M were all hit with a copyright-infringement suit by the daughter of musician Joe Farrell, thanks to their sampling his 1974 song “Upon This Rock” without Farrell’s estate’s OK. [Reuters]

  1. Captain Wrong

    Farrell is one of my favorite obscure-ish jazz cats. Really talented guy with some great albums on his own and with Elvin Jones. Worth checking out.

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