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Lil Wayne Sued For Using Rolling Stones Song

Posted By on July 25, 2008

    Lil Wayne becomes the latest rapper to be sued, this time Weezy, along with his label Universal Music Group, is being hit with a lawsuit from The Rolling Stones, kinda. The company that owns the rights to The Rolling Stones song they say Lil Wayne used for his song "Play With Fire," did so without permission and says it's copyright infringement and unfair competition.

    Wanye's camp says that originally the track did sample the Rolling Stones song but since the sample wasn't cleared, the producer Streetrunner, re-did the beat. It doesn't help that Lil Wayne's lyrics on the song still make reference to the Rolling Stone song, which the suit calls “explicit, sexist and offensive language."