Eminem to Donate Lawsuit Proceeds to Hurricane Relief

Eminem to Donate Lawsuit Proceeds to Hurricane Relief

On Wednesday (Oct. 25) it was reported that New Zealand’s National Party would have to award the publishing company Eight Mile Style about $415K, after using a song similar to “Lose Yourself” in a 2014 advert. Now, one of Em’s rep has said that the Detroit rapper will be donating all of those proceeds to hurricane relief. The rep was sure to clarify that Eminem did not file the lawsuit against the government himself, “Eminem … Continue reading

New Zealand Political Party Forced to Pay Eminem $415K

Eminem Selling Pieces Of Childhood Home

In a decision that legal experts say may spell out doom for so-called ‘sound-alike music,’ a New Zealand judge has ordered the country’s main conservative political party to pay Eminem’s publisher for their use of a song that closely mimics the 8-Mile song “Lose Yourself,” during a 2014 campaign run. The National Party purchased a tune called “Eminem-esque” from the stock music library, Beatbox, for its parallels to the movie-score track. Beatbox is known for … Continue reading