Eminem faces an $8 million lawsuit over a sample in "Rap God."
Eminem paid homage to a lot of rappers in his lyrical acrobatics on "Rap God," however, it seems that one MC who got a shout out of sorts was none too pleased about it.
Mid-song on "Rap God" Em samples, however briefly, "Lookin' Boy" from Chicago rap group Hotstylz, allegedly without their permission. Now one of the MCs in the group, rapper Raymond Jones, is suing Eminem and his record label for a cool $8 million. All for a 25-second sample.
Em has yet to respond to the lawsuit, but we'll keep you posted. Compare both records below. The sample is used in Em's record at around the 2:14 mark.