10 Rappers Accused of Stealing Songs (Pg. 7)

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cyuscavage / July 7, 2010

The Mainstream Song: “Durty,” from Lil Kim’s 2005 album, The Naked Truth

The “Stolen” Song: “Mi and Mi God,” by Jamaican reggae artist Tanya Stephens

The Case: The reputable reggae artist sued Kim in August 2006 and alleged that she stole lyrics directly from her song to create a track of her own—without giving her the proper credit.

The Evidence: Kim laughed off the allegations. And from what we can tell, Stephens was never awarded any money for her legal efforts. But after listening to both tracks below, some of the words are the same, no?