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Kanye West Sues EMI Over Contract That Doesn’t Allow Him To...

AFRICANGLOBE - It's hard to imagine anyone with the creatively volcanic sensibility of Kanye West ever truly going into retirement, but the artist is nevertheless unhappy with the terms of his contract with his music publisher EMI, suing EMI as well as Roc-A-Fella Records and Def Jam in January to "obtain his freedom" from his contracts. And now, EMI is countersuing Kanye for breach of contract.

Epic Records Apologizes For Lil Wayne’s Disrespectful Emmett Till Reference

AFRICANGLOBE - Music executives are scrambling to remove from the Internet a leaked song in which rapper Lil Wayne compares a sexual act to the death of civil rights martyr Emmett Till. The track, a remix of Atlanta artist Future’s “Karate Chop,” was reportedly leaked on to the Internet without the permission of Future’s record label, Epic.