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Megan Thee Stallion’s copyright win

MANHATTAN — Warner Music successfully defended Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage” from copyright infringement claims brought by hip-hop producer James Greene, who said the rapper’s 2020 hit single infringed on his instrumental track “It’s About To Be On.” There is no evidence that Megan or Warner had access to Greene’s track, which was not widely distributed, and there is no substantial similarity between the songs’ instrumentation, drum patterns or vocals.

Read the ruling here.

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