The rapper is said to have filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the duo.
It is being reported that rapper Rick Ross is suing LMFAO over a lyric in their hit Party Rock Anthem.
The rapper is said to have filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the duo because of their use of the phrase “Every day I’m shufflin”, from their 2011 single.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ross claims “Party Rock Anthem” copies, interpolates the lyrics, underlying music and beat of “Hustlin’” and prominently features the highly recognizable “Everyday I’m hustlin’ . . .” phrase by featuring at key points in “Party Rock Anthem,” the phrase “Everyday I’m shufflin’ . . .”
The suit also mentions that “The phrase is so important to the success of “Party Rock Anthem,” that LMFAO launched a highly successful clothing line, Party Rock Clothing, that features the phrase on T-shirts and other clothing items”
Ross is reportedly seeking an injunction and requesting that LMFAO pay damages.
Compare the two tracks below.