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Kanye West

SUED For Messin'

With Broke People

4/8/2013 3:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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You know that song "Bumpin' Bus Stop?" Well no one does, but that hasn't stopped the songwriter's offspring from suing Kanye West for allegedly daring to sample a teensy-weensy portion of that most obscure song.

David Pryor wrote and sang "Bumpin' Bus Stop" with his band Thunder & Lightning in 1974. Two of his children, Trena Steward and Lorenzo Pryor, each own about a quarter of the tune.

They claim that 13 seconds into Kanye's "Gold Digger" -- his massive 2005 No. 1 hit -- comes a sample of their father's hit miss ... If you listen carefully, you can hear what's allegedly Pryor's voice say "Get down" three times, echoing Kanye's line, "Get down girl, get down, get down."

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Steward and Pryor want a judge to stop the sale of "Gold Digger" -- which is very weird since it's been out for 8 years.  And, of course, they want damages, and lots of them. 

Warning to Steward and Pryor ... None of the people they're messin' with appear to be broke.

142 COMMENTS

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46.

tamara    

geesh he makes my skin crawl. Does anyone really like him? i.don't.get.it

530 days ago
47.

verlinda    

Suing after 8 years, children aren't very bright

529 days ago
48.

Blondie    

Has anybody told him hes having a baby?

529 days ago
49.

TJ    

#45- becoming a mutlimillionaire, must require SOME kind of talent. LOL!

529 days ago
50.

Loopy    

Like, how annoying

529 days ago
51.

Fox    

Kanye Yeast be giving all them hoes yeast infections.

529 days ago
52.

kanyehasnotalent    

Please tmz no more "stories" about kanye or kim niether of them have talent and just want exactly what ur giving them, publicity!

529 days ago
53.

franco    

hey you guys should do your homework..any REAL producer or dj is gonna recognize that sample its classic...

529 days ago
54.

Gloryg7    

Time ro stop BS like this from happening. They waited 8 years to cry about it? This is BS

529 days ago
55.

Areader    

Pay up Kanye!

529 days ago
56.

dale12    

Kanye is one ugly dude...ewww. Good luck little baby to be.

529 days ago
57.

Macaette    

That's some bull**** leave the man alone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

529 days ago
58.

SheisHot    

It finally struck me who Kayne reminds me of: Bubba from Forrest Gump.

He needs to tuck in that lower lip before he gets it caught on a trip wire.

529 days ago
59.

Brittx    

not a fan of kanye's but rly? lol they dnt have ANYTHING in common. just some other band in desperate times who didnt make enough cash.

529 days ago
60.

STAYCLASSYSANDIEGO    

can anyone sue him for being a douche?

529 days ago
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