Kanye West Accused of Using Donna Summer's Song Without Consent
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After angering Ozzy Osbourne, Kanye is now facing another accusation suggesting he illegally sampled Donna Summer's song despite being blocked from using her music.

AceShowbiz - Donna Summer's estate have alleged Kanye West sampled her music without permission. The "Stronger" rapper has reportedly used an unauthorised interpolation of the late singer's 1977 hit "I Feel Love" on "Good (Don't Die)", which features on his and Ty Dolla $ign's newly-released joint album "Vultures 1".

The song features the lyrics "Oh, I'm alive, I'm alive, I'm alive, I'm alive" seemingly set to the melody of the classic track from the Queen of Disco, who died in 2012 aged 63.

A statement shared to the Instagram Story for Donna's account said, "Kanye West… asked permission to use Donna Summer's song I Feel Love, he was denied… he changed the words, had someone re sing it or used AI but it's I Feel Love… copyright infringement!!! (sic)"

Kanye West is slammed by Donna Summer's estate

Kanye West is slammed by Donna Summer's estate

The statement comes after Kanye was blasted by Ozzy Osbourne, who accused him of sampling Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" on the album without permission.

Ozzy fumed on X, ".@kanyewest ASKED PERMISSION TO SAMPLE A SECTION OF A 1983 LIVE PERFORMANCE OF "WAR PIG FROM THE US FESTIVAL WITHOUT VOCALS WAS REFUSED PERMISSION BECAUSE HE IS AN ANTISEMITE AND HAS CAUSED UNTOLD HEARTACHE TO MANY. HE WENT AHEAD AND USED THE SAMPLE ANYWAY AT HIS ALBUM LISTENING PARTY LAST NIGHT. I WANT NO ASSOCIATION WITH THIS MAN! (sic)."

His wife and manager, Sharon Osbourne, later added on her own account, "The Osbourne family have never wanted any association with Kanye West. He is an anti-Semitic fool who spews his rhetoric out into the world, Kanye you [messed] with the wrong dude this time. Sincerely, Sharon Osbourne."

Although the 75-year-old rocker said permission was requested for "War Pigs", the song he seemed to use at his Chicago listening party was "Iron Man".

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