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  1. Jay Z Wins Copyright Trial Over Egyptian "Big Pimpin' " Sample

    10:49 am 10/21/2015

    The judge found the plaintiff lacked standing for his copyright lawsuit against the rapper and producer Timbaland.Read more

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  2. Jay Z Faces Key Decision in "Big Pimpin'" Sample Trial

    6:21 pm 10/20/2015

    A week into the courtroom drama, a ruling from the judge could preempt jury deliberation.Read more

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  3. "Big Pimpin' " Trial: Jay Z Song Stirs International Copyright Law Debate

    6:21 pm 10/15/2015

    Exactly how does the concept of "moral rights" cover — or not cover — the rapper's 1999 chart-topper?Read more

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  4. Jay Z Testifies In "Big Pimpin' " Trial: "I Didn't Know There Was a Sample"

    1:53 pm 10/14/2015

    The hip-hop mogul and producer Timbaland are defending the use of an Egyptian song in the 1999 hit.Read more

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  5. Timbaland Explains Posting Caitlyn Jenner "Imma Call Him Bruce" Meme

    12:21 am 6/3/2015

    The music producer's Facebook post was a reference to the Eddie Murphy film 'Coming to America.'Read more

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  6. Jay Z Likely Headed to Trial in 'Big Pimpin' Sampling Lawsuit

    12:53 pm 3/30/2015

    A California federal judge on Monday was inclined to reject Osama Ahmed Fahmy's bid for early judgment of his copyright claims against the rapper.Read more

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  7. How 'Empire' Is Crossing Over to Radio Charts With "Good Enough"

    6:18 am 3/25/2015

    "I have never seen a record pop quite like this, fueled by the popularity of the show, which, I have to admit, I am a fan of. It seems our audience relates to it."Read more

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  8. Why Isn't 'Empire's' Music Topping the Billboard Charts?

    12:00 pm 2/25/2015

    Fox's 'Glee' was a big player in its heyday, but network execs are still hoping 'Empire' — which has been a ratings juggernaut — turns into a multiplatform success.Read more

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  9. 'Empire': How Lee Daniels Made TV's "Black 'Dynasty' "

    9:00 am 1/7/2015

    The 'Butler' filmmaker tackles such heavy subjects as homophobia and mortality in his 'King Lear'-meets-'Godfather' musical hip-hop dramaRead more

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  10. Watch Timbaland Blast Lifetime's Aaliyah Biopic on Social Media

    7:25 am 11/17/2014

    "A lot of people keep asking me if I'm watching that bullshit — evidently not. … No way, not Timbo"Read more

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