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    Marshall Jefferson is suing Kanye West over alleged unauthorised use of ‘Move Your Body’ sample

    Marshall Jefferson is suing Kanye West over the use of a sample of the former’s 1986 Chicago house classic ‘Move Your Body’.

    In a lawsuit, Jefferson and his representatives allege that the track’s sample is featured at least 22 times, without a licence, on the song ‘Flowers’, from West’s 2022 album ‘Donda 2’. The Chicago house artist’s publisher Ultra International Music Publishing filed the suit at New York’s US District Court on 29th June.

    Speaking to BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat about the legal action and the sample, Jefferson said: “I’ve been sampled thousands of times. There is a right way and a wrong way to go about it. Getting done by another artist, a Black artist, a fellow Chicagoan, without acknowledgment is…

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