Earnings From Eminem's "Lose Yourself" Lawsuit To Benefit Hurricane Relief Programs

You’re losers — £310k bill for Eminem song rip-off

A judge quotes lyrics from the rapper's hit Lose Yourself as she delivers a blow to the country's main conservative party.

Eminem will donate any money he gets as a result of the National Party using a copy of his music to hurricane victims in the US.

"The ruling clarifies and confirms the rights of artists and songwriters", Adam Simpson, the lawyer for Eight Mile Style told the publication.

The High Court awarded damages plus interest from June 28, 2014, to 8 Mile Style, the publisher which controls some of Eminem's early catalogue.




In a statement released by a spokesperson for Eminem, it turns out the "Kill You" hitmaker never even knew of the court action and will give anything he earns from it to people who need it more.

Speaking on behalf of the publishers, Joel Martin concluded: "We find it incredible that the National party went to such great lengths to avoid responsibility for using a weak rip-off of Lose Yourself".

The National Party said the music was licensed with one of New Zealand's main industry copyright bodies, the Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS). He said the party bought the music in good faith in the Australian library that he bought from a U.S. supplier.

The party has lodged a claim against the supplier and licence holders of Eminem Esque.

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