Kanye West; Kid Cudi; Ty Dolla Sign Sued Over ‘Kids See Ghosts’ Track

Kanye West; Kid Cudi; Ty Dolla Sign Sued Over ‘Kids See Ghosts’ Track

According to reports Kanye West, Kid Cudi, and Ty Dolla Sign are being accused of ripping off a veteran performer for one of their hit songs. Read on for more details on Kanye West, Kid Cudi, and Ty Dolla Sign being sued

CelebNMusic247.com reports that veteran actor and performer Ronald Oslin Bobb-Semple is suing Kanye West, Kid Cudi, and Ty Dolla Sign.

Ronald Oslin Bobb-Semple wants them to pay up for using his music “The Spirit of Marcus Garvey (Garvey speaks to an all-Black audience)” for their song “Freeee (Ghost Town Pt. 2).”

The Blast reports:

Bobb-Semple is suing the three rappers (Kanye West, Kid Cudi, and Ty Dolla Sign), along with Def Jam and Universal Music. Bobb-Semple claims in 2002, he created a recording entitled, “The Spirit of Marcus Garvey (Garvey speaks to an all-Black audience).”

He says that Kanye West and Kid Cudi took his work and “exploited the actual voice, words and performance of Bobb-Semple, without authorization” on the 2018 song, which was released on their joint album.

The suit explains that “Bobb-Semple’s voice and authorship is heard in the introductory words of Freeee.” He claims they never got permission or paid him a dime.

Bobb-Semple is suing for unspecified damages and an injunction against them from continuing to profit off his work.

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