Young Jeezy Sued By Soul Legend Leroy Hutson
Leroy Hutson filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court For the Northern District of Georgia ,on August 27.
Jeezy and Don Cannon are accused of illegally sampling portions of Leroy Hutson’s song “Getting It On” for Jeezy’s song “Time.”
According to the lawsuit, Leroy Hutson’s daughter was searching the Internet when she found the website, WhoSampled.com, which contains detailed listings of a variety of songs and where the original sample comes from.
To make matters worse, Leroy Huston claims Jeezy also made a video for “Time” and again, used the sample without the proper permission.
Young Jeezy and Don Cannon are accused of Copyright Infringement and Unjust Enrichment.
Leroy Huston is seeking a trial by jury to determine the damages, a full accounting and attorney fees.