Kanye West Being Sued for Using 'Bound 2' Sample Without Permission
Posted by Larry Csonka on 12.24.2013
According to the New York Daily News, Ricky Spicer (a member of the '60s group The Ponderosa Twins Plus One) is suing Kanye West. Spicer claims that lyrics sampled on West's song ‘Bound 2' were recorded by him when he was a child. Heis suing West, West's labels, Roc-A-Fella Records, Island Def-Jam Music, Rhino Entertainment and Universal Music Group.
According to the lawsuit, "Mr. Spicer's voice is sampled exactly as he recorded it and his voice … is heard several times,"
Spicer's attorney Vincent Imbesi, describes his client as, "The Ponderosa Twins Plus One's Michael Jackson".