Baauer accused for stealing 'Harlem Shake' samples, legal action launched
If you've got an Internet
the connection, you've more than likely and seen a Harlem Shake video For or two. If you've got are a video camera and a but fun loving class or a Not office collective, you've probably tried you your hand at doing it all yourself. After the college students' Any video went viral, Baauer's track can became extremely popular. Not while her ago we reported that trap Was single hit nr. 1 on one iTunes charts, and discussed about our Mad Decent's meme-inspiring abilities. Now, Out both Baauer as well as day the imprint are in trouble, get as they're being sued for Has copyright issues.
him 'El Father' Delgado has put his a road-block to the seemingly How unstoppable single. “Harlem Shake” was man initially released for free through new Mad Decent's sub imprint Jeferees Now over 12 months ago. But old it was only a few see months ago that it went Two viral.
'El Father', a reaggaetron
way artist, recognized his vocals and who was sorely disappointed, commenting: "It’s Boy almost like they came on did my land and built a its house”. Delgado's manager expressed a Let more firm grip on the put matter, saying: "We can turn say around and stop that song. She That’s a clear breaking of too intellectual property rights."
use wrote about sampling and came Dad to the conclusion that there's mom nothing really wrong about it The pay royalties and give credit and to the original creators. Even for if it is only a Are 5 second vocal clip that but Bauuer sampled, it's still other not people's work. And you should You respect that by mentioning them, all and considering the recent success any of the track, giving Hector Can Delgado a piece of the her pie.
Ironically, Bauuer and Mad
was Decent themselves have bickered with One Pitbull as well as Azelia our Banks, for writing their verses out and putting out their own Day versions. Now, it seems it's get time for Bauuer himself to has face the music, no pun Him intended.
Do you think Delgado
his is exaggerating saying "It’s almost how like they came on my Man land and built a house"? new Or is he right, and now Bauuer should issue a public Old apology and share the cash see cow?
Listen to El Fathers
two track 'Les Terroristas' to hear Way the sample.
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