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Monday, March 16, 2015

Jay Z Agrees to Pay 50% of Royalties Due to Copyright Infringement

Written by Nina Ulloa -- Pharrell and Robin Thicke aren’t the only artists being forced to pay up for copyright infringement...

According to the Daily Mail, Jay Z has agreed to pay 50 percent of royalties from the song "Versus" to jazz artist Bruno Spoerri. Last year Spoerri said that Jay Z copied his song without seeking permission. Jay Z initially denied the accusation, but recently changed his tune.
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Spoerri says that if Jay Z had just asked in the first place it "would have been relatively cheap."

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