Snoop Dogg Settles Sampling Row With Jazz Musician

Law360, New York (June 30, 2011, 4:11 PM EDT) -- Rapper Snoop Dogg on Thursday settled a copyright suit with jazz musician Michael Henderson, who sued the California rhymer in Michigan federal court for sampling his music on two tracks from a 2008 album.

U.S. District Court Judge Robert H. Cleland signed off on an order dismissing the case after the two parties reached an agreement at a Wednesday settlement conference. The judge said the order could be vacated before the end of the year if the settlement was not consummated, but the suit will be...
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