GloRilla accused of using unauthorized sample on “Tomorrow” in new lawsuit

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GloRilla is facing a copyright infringement lawsuit over the alleged use of a sample claimed to be heard on her hit song “Tomorrow.”

As XXL reports, Ivory Paynes, a member of New Orleans’ Dog House Posse rap group, has accused the rapper of using the melody from his group’s 1994 song “Street of the Westbank” without their consent. He claims “Tomorrow” and its sequel featuring Cardi B “misappropriates key protected elements” of his posse’s track, including its musical arrangements, synthesized orchestration, percussion tracks and more.

Paynes is asking for a jury trial, and an undisclosed amount in damages and lawyer fees in the suit, which also names “Tomorrow” producer Macaroni Toni and record labels UMG, CMG and Warner Chappell Music as defendants.

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