Game Sued over Copyright Infringement


Rapper The Game, Interscope and Aftermath Entertainment are among the defendants in a new copyright infringement lawsuit over an illegal sample on The Game’s platinum-selling 2005 debut album The Documentary. Saregama India filed the lawsuit in Manhattan Federal Court, claiming the song “Put You on the Game” violated copyrights owned by the Indian-based firm, which is one of India’s largest recording companies and owns almost 50% of all the music ever recorded in the country. “Put You on the Game” was produced by hit producer Timbaland, who is featured on the song and is also named in the lawsuit, along with co-producer Nate “Danjanhandz” Hills. Also named are Universal Music Group, Aftermath Entertainment, G-Unit Records, Czar Entertainment, Timbaland’s Virginia Beach Music and The Game’s Black Wall Street imprint. Saregama India seeks an undisclosed amount allhiphop reports