Kanye West is facing a lawsuit after a Texas pastor sued the rapper and producer over allegations that he illegally sampled his sermon for a popular track on his 2021 album “Donda.”
Bishop David Paul Moten filed a lawsuit for copyright infringement against West, who legally changed his name to Ye. Moten claims that West sampled more than a minute of his sermon on the song “Come to Life” without getting permission or providing compensation, TMZ reported.
Moten is also suing and seeking damages from G.O.O.D Music, Def Jam Recordings and UMG Recordings over the alleged use of his sermons in the song.
TMZ reported that Moten says his sermon was used in 70 seconds, which the outlet noted is more than 20% of the song.
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