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50 Cent

I Didn't Hijack That Song

You DO NOT Own!

11/4/2012 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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50 Cent doesn't own the 1970s song he recently sampled -- but in court docs obtained by TMZ, he claims the guy suing him for copyright infringement doesn't own it either!

As TMZ first reported, a man named Robert Poindexter sued 50 ... claiming the rapper hijacked a sample of his Persuaders song "Love Gonna Pack Up and Walk Out." Robert claims 50 used it on his track "Redrum," which he released for free online.

But in recently filed court docs, 50 says the suit is TOTAL B.S. and claims he never violated any copyright laws. In fact, he says Robert doesn't even own the rights to the allegedly-stolen song because he signed them over to Warner Music Group awhile ago ... therefore he can't sue.

50 is asking a judge to dismiss the case ASAP. The judge has yet to rule.

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OH NO!    

If these 'musicians' would create their own music instead of Stealing/Sampling, they would not have this problem. That would require some talent though, so it's not going to happen.

633 days ago
2.

Will    

Sampling is "Stealing"...

633 days ago
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SAY WHAT    

that about what his crap music is worth .50 cents

633 days ago
4.

Sexy Tits    

Its impossible to win the case

633 days ago
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Sexy Tits    

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&biw=1366&bih=667&q=nutty%20sunrise&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&bpcl=37189454&ion=1&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=iw&ei=nbeWUI-sM4XWrQe2n4DYDg#hl=en&sclient=psy-ab&q=spray+of+photons&oq=spray+of+photons&gs_l=serp.3...9826.14822.3.15271.16.15.0.1.1.0.182.2382.0j15.15.0.les%3B..0.0...1c.1.1RFunqNCrhI&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&fp=df582b8ff389b9bc&bpcl=37189454&ion=1&biw=1366&bih=667

633 days ago
6.

MrHarrybawls2010    

This 50 cent guy always looked a bit like a woman to me (all be it an ugly one).

At any rate all of these rappers owe their careers to Vanilla Ice.

633 days ago
7.

tenley    

Why nothing about the can-do-nothing-wrong Taylor Swift stealing a pretty distinctively original line from Matt Nathanson

633 days ago
8.

OBAMA CLAUS     

He looks nice.....bet his tunes are super cool too...Do you think he votes ? Speaking of the upcoming election....let's quit making this election ...likes it's a team sport....it's very primative and uncreativity making way to think..IT IS NOT A TEAM SPORT ...WHO WINS OR LOSES THE CHAMPIONSHIP>>>.this election is about who can best put our country back to work....then will AMericans ALL prosper..from the Seniors to the YOUNG ..and we will enjoy more FREEDOMs ....not less...as the Democreatures...are planning for the USA....LEARN THE TRUTH....ROMNEY/RYAN 2012

OBAMA HAS SPENT THIS COUNTRY'S WEALTH on stupid *hit..

. ROMNEY/RYAN 2012

633 days ago
9.

HRH Prince Michael    

Get real -with yourself- Chumpster:
Even a law-school freshman knows
"Intellectual/Creative Property" infringement and/or theft. Here's another fity-cents...now, go buy some skills.

632 days ago
10.

Stiletto    

Just a coincidence...I mean...there can't be that many lyrical variations to "h0e", "ni&&a" and "b!tch".

632 days ago
11.

croc    

I was born in America.
I AM A NATIVE AMERICAN.

632 days ago
12.

Kingces    

RAPPERS ARENT SHIZZ BUT GET ALONG PU$$YS FIFTY BITCH IS A NO TALENT LAST ALBUMS WERENT SHIZZ PICKS ON NOBODY GOT OWNED BY THE GAME AND RICK ROSS, FIFTY BITCH ISNT SHIZZ YA DIG FUGG THIS FUGGEN PEICE OF YOU KNOW , LITTLE BITCH FIFTY BITCH

632 days ago
13.

Latinprince27    

As an independent I have decided on who I am voting for this coming Tuesday.

I am voting for Mitt Romney. I am putting my country ahead of partisanship. The economy stinks and the national dept is at 16 trillion dollars now. We will continue to dig ourselves into a deeper hole unless we vote for a different President on Tuesday.

632 days ago
14.

joe gillis    

i've learned that 50cent has been approached by the disney channel with an offer to star in the next episode of planet of the apes due to begin produciton in 2013. my sources tell me that 50cent has been offered the role of Habilis, leader of a tribe of 3 million fugitive retarded apelike hominids who've travelled forward in time from the neanderthal period to the present day in an effort to prove darwins theories on the origins of the species as well as inflict a mind numbingly stupid noise on the world known as rap 'music'

632 days ago
15.

Spicy mag    

50 cent stole his name from American currency. Fact.

632 days ago
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