Macklemore Demands $149,000 In Legal Fees Over ‘Fraudulent’ Lawsuit in Louisiana

Digital Music News Daniel Sanchez

Last May, New Orleans jazz musician Paul Batiste sued hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis for allegedly copying his works. Batiste claimed that Macklemore (real name Benjamin Hammond Haggerty) and Lewis sampled his works on the duo’s biggest songs – ‘Thrift Shop,’ ‘Can’t Hold Us,’ ‘Need to Know,’ ‘Same Love,’ and ‘Neon Cathedral.’ Batiste has […]

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Daniel Sanchez