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Nicki Minaj has agreed to pay as much as settle a copyright dispute over her use of a Tracy Chapman pattern.
The rapper will hand over $450,000 to finish the two-year spat linked to Chapman’s declare Minaj used parts of Child, Can I Maintain You Tonight in her track Sorry.
Though the track Minaj wrote with Nas was by no means launched, a leaked model went viral.
Chapman accused Minaj of sharing the track with DJ Funkmaster Flex, who performed it on his radio present.
The observe featured a pattern of the dancehall observe Sorry by Jamaican artist Shelly Thunder, which was based mostly on Child, Can I Maintain You Tonight. Chapman refused Minaj permission to make use of her track.
In an earlier judgment it was dominated Minaj’s pattern constituted “honest use”, however allowed Chapman’s grievance to go to trial.
The proceedings will no longer be crucial after Chapman accepted Minaj’s settlement provide, which reportedly covers the Quick Automobile singer’s prices and authorized charges.