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Obrafour Sues Drake for $10 million over copyright infringement

Veteran Ghanaian musician, Obrafour has sued American rapper, Drake for copyright infringement. The ‘rap osofour’ sued the American over his 2003 hit song titled ‘Oye Ohene’.


Obrafour sued Drake with a huge amount of $10million for copyright infringement.

In a tweet sighted by sammykaymedia.com, Drake had sampled Obrafour’s Oye Ohene (remix) song in his song titled “Calling My Name”. The song forms part of his “Honestly Nevermind” album.

The rapper who is seeking $10 million in damages for the copyright infringement will cash out if his plea is upheald. Also, he will use this illegality to serve as a deterrent to others.

Sources however indicates that Drake has sought permission to use the song but Obrafour declined.

He made nonsense of Obrafour’s decline and went on to release the song days later.

Copyright infringement is the use or production of copyright-protected material without the permission of the copyright     holder.

Copyright infringement means that the rights afforded to the copyright holder, such as the exclusive use of a work for a set period of time, are being breached by a third party.

Music and movies are two of the most well-known forms of entertainment that suffer from significant amounts of copyright infringement. Infringement cases may lead to contigent liabilities , which are amounts set aside in case of a possible lawsuit.

Source: sammykaymedia.com

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