Legendary emcee and producer Lord Finesse has filed a lawsuit against Mac Miller for unauthorized use of one of his beats.
Lord Finesse has filed a $10 million lawsuit against Mac Miller for using the former’s “Hip 2 Da Game” beat without permission.
Finesse, a member of New York’s Diggin’ in the Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.), released “Hip 2 Da Game” in 1995. The song was featured on Finesse’s third solo album, 1996’s The Awakening, as a single. It was performed and produced by the Bronx native
According to Courthouse News Service, Lord Finesse is suing Mac Miller because of Miller’s use of the “Hip 2 Da Game” beat on the song “Kool Aid & Frozen Pizza (The Kool Aid Song).” Miller’s song is featured on his mixtape K.I.D.S.: Kickin’ Incredibly Dope Shit:
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