Jay Z Heading to Trial Over ‘Big Pimpin” Sample

Getty Images After hanging in the air for several years, it looks like Jay Z's case regarding his "Big Pimpin'" sample will finally be heading to trial. The lawsuit against Hov was filed eight years ago and challenged the legality of his sample of Egyptian song "Khosara Khosara" from the 1960 film Fata ahlami. According to Billboard, a trial is scheduled for Oct. 13, and federal judge Christina Snyder indicated that she would likely deny Osama Ahmed Fahmy's motion for summary judgment against Jay Z. Fahmy claims to be an heir of  “Khosara Khosara” composer Baligh Hamdy and sued Jay for copyright infringement. Timbaland, ...

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