Kanye Didn't Pay For 'Life Of Pablo' Prayer Sample, Suit Says

By Lauren Berg (February 8, 2019, 9:43 PM EST) -- Rapper Kanye West used an audio sample of a young girl passionately praying in his 2016 song "Ultralight Beam" and now her parents want him to pay up, according to a copyright infringement lawsuit filed Friday in South Carolina federal court.

The opening track on West's album "The Life of Pablo" starts off with the voice of a young girl preaching, "We don't want no devils in the house, we want the Lord." The adoptive parents of N.G. — as she's identified in the suit — say the girl's biological mother, Alice T. Johnson, went over their heads and allowed West...

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