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“Big Pimpin'” Legal Battle Centers on Moral Rights

Does the Egyptian heir who considers "Big Pimpin'" a vulgar, misogynistic and offensive song have any recourse in U.S. courts?

Rep Sheet Roundup: Shirley MacLaine Signs With CAA

THR's at-a-glance look at the week in representation news.

Timbaland Exits ‘Empire’ as Rodney Jerkins Signs On

Timbaland led the songwriting team for the Fox hit since its inception.

Timbaland Is Producing Music for Fitness Brand Zumba

He is crafting songs for STRONG by Zumba, a non-dance-inspired workout that focuses on high-intensity interval training, bodyweight exercises and strength training paired with music to match every…

Timbaland In Talks to Exec Produce Music for Animated Feature Starring Jamie Foxx (Exclusive)

'Groove Tails' centers on a mouse forced to enter the world of competitive street dancing to pay an outstanding cheese debt.

Timbaland and La La Anthony Team for Hip-Hop Docuseries

The Leftfield Entertainment project will center on Face Time Agency, one of the industry's top casting agencies for booking music video and hip-hop fashion models.

Trevor Noah Premieres New Version of ‘Daily Show’ Theme Song Produced by Timbaland

The comedian turned host debuted a fresh recording of the tune "Dog on Fire," now with a faster beat and a more prominent rock sound.

‘Empire’ and ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Stars Tapped for ‘Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution’

'Empire's' Jussie Smollet and Yazz will be joined by series executive music producer Timbaland on the special.

Jay Z Wins Copyright Trial Over Egyptian “Big Pimpin’ ” Sample

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

Jay Z Faces Key Decision in “Big Pimpin'” Sample Trial

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

“Big Pimpin’ ” Trial: Jay Z Song Stirs International Copyright Law Debate

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

Jay Z Testifies In “Big Pimpin’ ” Trial: “I Didn’t Know There Was a Sample”

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