Cardi B, Yo Gotti, French Montana & More Sued For Using “Choppa Style” Beat Without Paying

A few of your favorite rappers are in a bit of trouble after allegedly jacking DJ JMK’s beat without paying the man his money.

According to TMZ, DJ JMK, whose real name is Kirk Edwards, is suing Cardi B, Yo Gotti, French Montana, City Girls, and Master P for using his “Choppa Style” beat without paying or giving proper credit.

JMK stated that he recorded the song in November of 2000 and has been playing it with every DJ set he has had. Every artist that he mentioned essentially misappropriated many recognizable and key protected elements when sampling the song.  JMK believes that he should have gotten paid for each some sample but he has not seen any cash since.

City Girls and Cardi B most recently sample the sing with their hit single “Twerk” while Yo Gotti and French Montana used the song back in 2017 with their song “Oh Yeah”.

Source: Baller Alert

Abu Sillah

Abu is a Journalist, Marketing Consultant, & PR Specialist from Prince George's County, MD. He is the CEO of The DMV Daily and Marketing Manager of The Wig Café, LLC. In May 2018, Abu obtained his B.A. in Sociology from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and is now attending Bowie State University for his M.A. in Organizational Communications.
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About Abu Sillah

Abu is a Journalist, Marketing Consultant, & PR Specialist from Prince George's County, MD. He is the CEO of The DMV Daily and Marketing Manager of The Wig Café, LLC. In May 2018, Abu obtained his B.A. in Sociology from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and is now attending Bowie State University for his M.A. in Organizational Communications.

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