Nov 6, 2020

Will its food truck stop in Colorado? Kanye probably cleared it. All rights reserved.Billboard is part of MRC Media and Info, a division of MRC. Charlie Wilson sampled Ponderosa Twins Plus One's "Bound". He then exited the music business soon after, but still maintains a friendly relationship with the two living, yet incarcerated, members of The Ponderosa Twins Plus One, Kirk and Keith Gardner, who have both conveyed a power of attorney to Spicer. @ringmancz I just can't believe that he got sued by the artist by sampling without permission.. That's just terrible.. Do most artist sample with out permission right now? The Product G&B's Maria Maria. Spicer’s voice is sampled exactly as he recorded it and his voice,” the suit says, as reported by the New York Daily News. What to do, where to be and what to see, from. Kanye West Sued Over 'Bound 2' Sample. Just listen to the song ... the Ponderosa Twins' ditty is clearly the main sample on "Bound 2" -- and Kanye's title suggests his version is a sequel to the original. The guy behind the lawsuit is Ricky Spicer -- an ex-member of the '70s soul group, "Ponderosa Twins Plus One" ... which recorded a song called "Bound" back in 1970. Or just send him an email to he just took the sample and rapped over it ! Tyler, The Creator builds his IGOR track “A BOY IS A GUN” around a sample of the early ‘70s soul track “Bound” by Ponderosa Twins Plus One. Its still a good song though. The lawsuit also names Roc-A-Fella, Island Def-Jam, Rhino Entertainment, and Universal Music Group. Spicer's vocal is the audible, though altered, vocal heard throughout the chorus of the Yeezus track, singing the lyrics, "Bound, bound / Bound to fall in love." I was waiting for the beat to drop the entire song. All rights reserved. Sounds kinda like bullshit. I can understand if people enjoy the original source material, but this sample is not "flipped" and is just a simple copy and paste job that is poorly looped and doesn't flow at all with the "Aeroplane" interpolation. Spicer, who was 12 years old when he laid down the track, says he recently heard Kanye's new hit on the radio and IMMEDIATELY recognized his old work. The song was most notably sampled by Kanye West on 2013’s “Bound 2.”. This is a rare instance where Kanye's sampling seems almost lazy. no drums no nothing ! Follow our news and updates on Twitter, our relationship status on Facebook and our search history on Google +. Spicer isn't credited as a writer (Bobby Massey and Robert Dukes) so he probably wasn't contacted. Spicer’s suit demands that West et al., compensate him for the sample, or cease and desist from using his voice. All rights reserved. Listen to both songs on WhoSampled, the ultimate database of sampled music, cover songs and remixes. MORE: 5 Things Kanye West Is Better At Than You, MORE: The 25 Best Songs of 2013 (The Entire Year). © 2020 TIME USA, LLC. Spicer recorded the song as a singer of The Ponderosa Twins plus One when he was 12-years-old and is accusing West of using his voice without permission. Or send us a telegram. I just wish that they put a beat over this.. XXXTENTACION's Look at Me! West's "Bound 2" also samples from Wee's 1977 track, "Aeroplane (Reprise)," and borrows the oft-repeated "Uh huh, honey" from Brenda Lee's 1959 song, "Sweet Nothin's.". You must be logged in to comment. Listen to both songs on WhoSampled, the ultimate database of sampled music, cover songs and remixes. This article originally appeared on Waiting for your permission to load the comments. Ricky Spicer, the former soul singer of The Ponderosa Twins Plus One, filed a lawsuit on Monday in New York court against West over a sample in "Bound 2." The suit states that Spicer is seeking an injunction and damages for alleged violations of New York civil right of publicity law (section 51), unjust enrichment and common law copyright infringement. “A BOY IS A GUN” integrates the sample into its verses, as Tyler raps through the arc of a relationship from the initial attraction to a bitter breakup. Matt Miller is the former music critic at the Denver Post and managing editor of Reverb. Kanye West is being sued over an unlicensed sample used on his song “Bound 2.” Ricky Spicer sang the original “Bound” with the Ponderosa Twins Plus One back in 1971. Though West does not appear on “A BOY IS A GUN,” he does contribute vocals to IGOR on the song “PUPPET.” IGOR also contains samples of songs by DâM-FunK, Bibi Mascel, and Nkono Teles. the sample starts at 0:55 wtf 1:02 is like in the middle of the sample. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed for any commercial purpose. Ricky Spicer sang the original “Bound” with the Ponderosa Twins Plus One back in 1971. 1 album, Yeezus. I don;t think this should be tagged as Part 2. "A BOY IS a GUN" by Tyler, the Creator sampled Ponderosa Twins Plus One's "Bound". Spicer doesn't have any rights to the song which is why he's suing for the use of his voice. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You can credit No ID and Che Pope for the sample and Mike Dean for the chorus instrumentation. He has written for The Denver Post, Forbes, Metro Silicon Valley and a number of daily newspapers. sample of Mala's Changes, Juice WRLD's Lucid Dreams (Forget Me) sample of Sting's Shape of My Heart, Drake's Nice for What sample of Lauryn Hill's Ex-Factor, Jay-Z and Kanye West's Niggas in Paris sample of Reverend W.A. Could COVID-19 shut down Colorado's ski season before it even begins. © 2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC. Take a listen to the original by the Ponderosa Twins Plus One: Neither West nor Universal have commented on the suit. But this ain't Kanye's first rodeo when it comes to sampling music (see: Stronger, Gold Digger, Diamonds from Sierra Leone, etc.) Copyright © 2020 Limited. Kanye West may dry hump Kim Kardashian in the "Bound 2" video, but a former child star says he's the one getting screwed in the song ... claiming Yeezus stole a sample from his old track and never paid up. On the second verse, he calls out his partner’s fickle nature, saying: Tyler has a history with the Ponderosa Twins sample, as he has said that he co-produced the original version of West’s “Bound 1” alongside Hudson Mohawke and West himself. here comes the lawsuit I know you can go with the "minimalism" argument and that makes it "genius", but, then again, you could use that argument on anything. thats it ! An edition of The Denver Post. Genius examined Tyler’s trend of making every 10th track on his albums a split record, which continues with IGOR’s “GONE, GONE / THANK YOU.”. Badly, Kanye West is just f***ing brilliant in finding samples. Donaldson's Baptizing Scene, DJ Khaled feat. Spicer’s voice is sampled exactly as he recorded it and his voice … is heard several times,” said the suit, filed Monday in Manhattan Supreme Court. Reverb Managing Editor Matt Miller has a really common name so please use these links to find his Twitter account and Google + page. Great sample! Spicer is asking for compensation from West and also names Roc-A-Fella Records, Island Def-Jam Music, Rhino Entertainment and Universal Music Group in the suit. Ricky Spicer, the former soul singer of The Ponderosa Twins Plus One, filed a lawsuit on Monday in New York court against West over a sample in "Bound 2." He flipped this sample well. © 2020 Billboard. this is sooo damn wack ! Sign up for our Now You Know emails to get breaking entertainment news and weekend plans sent right to your inbox. While Seth Rogen, James Franco and Ellen Degeneres got plenty of laughs for spoofing Kanye West's "Bound 2" single, one former soul singer is less than pleased by the popularity of the rapper's track. 6: Ponderosa Twins Plus One: ‘Bound’ Amid the experimental and abrasive industrial landscapes of Yeezus, West also found time to dig deep in the soul crates. Whataburger is taking its beef on the road next year. Please sign in or sign up. I know this is all opinion, but I just can't fathom why so many find this so incredible.

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