Kanye West and Jay-Z settle copyright infringement lawsuit.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (VARIOUS DATES) (HOLLYWOODTV) - Kanye West and Jay-Z have settled the federal lawsuit over their song, "The Joy". The rappers were sued last year by Syl Johnson for using a sample from his song "Different Strokes" without authorization. Johnson filed the lawsuit after the sample appeared on "WTT". However, in documents filed in Illinois Federal Court earlier in the week, the lawsuit was dismissed as the two sides reached a settlement. No further details have been made available.
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