By Barb Dye

Kendrick Lamar

In 2015, Canadian rapper Jonathan Emile released the song “Heaven Help Dem,” featuring a verse from Kendrick Lamar. Not long afterward, the song was hit with copyright takedown notices, and removed from YouTube and SoundCloud. As a result, Emile sued for damages in small claims court against Lamar’s label, Top Dawg Entertainment, as well as distributors Interscope and Universal Music Group. Last month, the court ruled in Emile’s favor, awarding him $8,600 CAD …read more

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