Va. rapper says Kanye stole 'Stronger'
Vincent Peters, a rap artist who lists Leesburg as his mailing address in court papers, is suing rapper Kanye West, according to the Loudoun Independent.
In court documents filed June 25 in U.S. District Court in northern Illinois, Peters says he wrote and recorded a song in 2006 called "Stronger" that ended up in the hands of West's business manager. Seven months later West released his own song called "Stronger."
Peters alleges that the hook of West's song is similar to his song:
What don’t kill me make me stronger
The more I blow up the more you wronger
You coped my CD you can feel my hunger
The wait is over couldn’t wait no longer
N- n- now th- that don’t kill me can only make me stronger
I need you to hurry up now cause I can’t wait much longer
I know I got to be right now cause I can’t get much wronger
Man I’ve been waitin’ all night now that’s how long I’ve been on you
Peters' lawsuit is demanding that West, as well as the recording companies of Roc-a-Fella Records LLC and UMG Recordings Inc., stop performing, reproducing and selling West’s “Stronger.” Peters is also asking for an unspecified amount of money.
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