Miami Rapper Files a Copyright Lawsuit Against Childish Gambino for Billboard Hit ‘This Is America’

Miami Rapper Files a Copyright Lawsuit Against Childish Gambino for Billboard Hit ‘This Is America’

By Steven T. Lowe / September 21, 2021

On May 6th, 2021, Miami rapper Kid Wes filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York alleging that rapper Childish Gambino stole the chorus from the Miami rapper’s 2016 track “Made In America” for his 2018 hit “This Is America.” In the complaint, Wes alleges that the chorus of the 2018 hit song…

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Post Malone

Lawsuit Against Post Malone Going in ‘Circles’ After Rapper is Accused of Denying Credit to Alleged Co-Writer

By Steven T. Lowe / December 2, 2020

On October 19, 2020, Judge Otis Wright III for the United States District Court for the Central District of California refused to dismiss musician and producer Tyler Armes’ lawsuit against Post Malone for co-writer credit and publishing royalties on Malone’s song “Circles.” Armes alleged he co-authored the hit composition/sound recording performed by recording artist Post…

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