Kanye West, Def Jam Sued By Former Child Star Over "Bound 2" Sample

According to the Daily News, Kanye West has been hit with a lawsuit over a vocal sample on "Bound 2." The report says Ricky Spicer, a former member of boy band Ponderosa Twins Plus One, wants to be compensated for the use of his voice. “Mr. Spicer’s voice is sampled exactly as he recorded it and his voice," says the suit, which was filed with the Manhattan Supreme Court on Monday. Roc-a-Fella, Island Def Jam, Rhino Entertainment, and Universal Music Group have also been named as defendents in the suit.

Spicer, 58, was twelve-years-old when he recorded "Bound." His attorney has referred to Spicer as the group's "Michael Jackson." Hear the original below. Watch the video for West's "Bound 2" above. 

[via NYDN]

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