Rock Stars vs. Rap Stars

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2 Live Crew vs. Van Halen

Mean words might hurt your feelings, but lawsuits hurt your bank account a whole lot worse. Van Halen hit 2 Live Crew with a legal haymaker over the 1989 song "The F--k Shop," which sampled their "Aint Talkin' 'Bout Love."

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