Kanye West Stole 'Stronger' Lyrics, Rapper Claims

Law360, New York (June 30, 2010, 3:56 PM EDT) -- Hip-hop star Kanye West has been hit with a copyright infringement suit from a rapper and songwriter who claims West stole lyrics from one of his tunes to use in the Grammy-winning 2007 hit “Stronger.”

Vince Peters filed his complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Friday against West, record label Roc-A-Fella Records LLC and UMG Recordings Inc., alleging they infringed his copyright by copying segments of one of his songs and using those segments to make, sell and perform...
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