Wiz Khalifa Sued for Copyright
The songs do contain similarity in lyrical structure. starting each stanza with the phrase “most of us.” Bennett’s suit claims that the use of this phrase is not common usage. “Khalifa structured his song with the same lyrical and musical theme.
By using the key phrase ‘most of us’ as his introduction to the subject of each verse. This is an attitude or lifestyle choice. Khalifa’s use of the words ‘most of us’ in that manner is not a common usage. ubiquitous in the structure of other musical compositions. it is distinctively original to Bennett’s Work.
Khalifa’s use of the words ‘most of us’ in that manner is not a common usage. The Khalifa album on which the track appears was a digital-only compilation of mostly older. unreleased songs that were recorded for his previous albums.
It was released Feb. 5, 2016. on Atlantic Records and Rostrum Records and debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart. Reaching No. 3 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
That Khalifa use of the words ‘most of us’ in that manner is not a common usage. the structure of other musical compositions. it is distinctively original to Bennett’s work. He is seeking unspecified damages from Khalifa.
Wiz has never heard of this guy… it’s just a plot that happens all the time to rappers to get money. This is just some no-name rapper who wants to get paid,” a pal of the lyricist spat to TMZ Thursday.
Attorneys for Warren tell a different story. According to the legal team, Wiz’s people had been in contact with them in hopes of reaching a settlement deal in the days leading up to Thursday’s court filing.
Just how similar are “Pink ‘N Yellow” and “Black and Yellow?” You be the judge!