Drake Settles Suit with Playboy

Drake Settles Suit with Playboy

The Young Money MC has two months to pay up for unauthorized sample.

Published May 13, 2011

Things are all good between Drake and Hugh Hefner's Playboy empire. On Wednesday [May 11] U.S. District Judge Margaret M. Morrow dismissed a 2010 copy right infringement case Playboy Enterprise Inc. filed against the hip hop star and his label Cash Money/Universal. 


The suit claimed that "Best I Ever Had," the rapper's breakthrough single off his popular So Far Gone EP, unlawfully sampled the 1975 song "Fallin' In Love" by the group Hamilton, Joe Frank, & Reynolds reports Law 360


The now-defunct label still owns the rights to the song and has agreed to an undisclosed settelement. The Young Money artists now has 65 days to pay up or the case can be reopened.

Written by Brooklyne Gipson


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