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Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:22 pm Post subject: 2nd June: Ludacris and Kanye West Win Trial
Kanye West and Ludacris were cleared yesterday of claims they had ‘borrowed’ rhythms and phrases from a New Jersey band.
Four-piece I.O.F. (short for It’s Only Family) had accused the pair of nicking lyrics from their track Straight Like That for Luda’s 2003 hit Stand Up, which was co-produced by Kanye. But lawyers for the pair argued that the first time they’d heard the track was when the lawsuit was filed.
I.O.F.’s manager Jeff Billingsley said the band will appeal, and added: “Probably Ludacris feels good that he got over this, but he has not gotten away.”
^^^ I never herd the songs that they supposedly lifted, if anyone could up it ide be grateful.