Chicago Rappers Hotstylz To Sue Eminem For $8 Million Over Sample In ‘Rap God’
Eminem seems to have a multi-million dollar lawsuit on his hands. The Detroit native is being sued by Chi-town rappers Hotstylz over a few lyrics that Em used in his 2013 single “Rap God.”
What you can listen to in the video below at the 2:16 mark, Marshall Mathers starts rattling off insults to the tune of “Lookin Boy,” which was Hotstylz’s breakthrough hit in 2008. TMZ reports the trio plan to sue the Grammy Award winner and Interscope Records for his usage of that particular phrase at a bill of $8 million. A member of the group, Raymond Jones, claims that Eminem didn’t ask for permission to use the statement that spawned many amateur parodies and remixes from artists like Cassidy, R. Kelly and Bow Wow.
Peep the issue at hand where Hotstylz “point em’ out” below.
In 2013, Hotstylz later released an Eminem diss track where they laid their grievances with the emcee on record.
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