Drake Sued For Stealing His Music For His Album

Did Drake steal music from late jazz musician Jimmy Smith for his latest platinum-selling album Nothing Was The Same?

According to TMZ, Drake stole music from Jimmy Smith’s classic 1982 single “Jimmy Smith Rap” and lied that he got permission to use it.

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The 35 seconds monologue appeared on Drake’s single “Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2.”

Jimmy Smith’s Estate filed a $300,000 lawsuit against Drake claiming they never gave the Toronto rapper permission to use the recording, nor did anyone ask for permission.

Drake has not responded to the accusation.