Nicki Minaj Claims She Doesn’t Owe Tracy Chapman Anything Over Nas Collab: Report

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Nicki Minaj and Tracy Chapman have been duking it out in courtroom over accusations that the Queen rapper used the singer's tune with out correct authorization. However, Nicki Minaj is disputing that she owes Chapman something, claiming the usage of the singer's observe, "Baby Can I Hold You" was truthful sport.

Nicki Minaj Claims She Doesn't Owe Tracy Chapman Anything Over Nas Collab: Report
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According to The Blast, Nicki Minaj fired again at Tracy Chapman's lawsuit claiming that she does not owe the singer a dime for the usage of "Baby Can I Hold You." Chapman's tune was used for the leaked tune, "Sorry" that includes Nas. Nicki Minaj denied any wrongdoing. However, she did admit that she tried to get Chapman's permission on a number of events to make use of her music. Those requests made by Nicki Minaj had been in the end denied. She mentioned she created the tune earlier than she requested for permission.

Nicki additionally added that she tried so as to add the tune, "Sorry" ft. Nas was initially for her album Queen however was left off due to pattern clearance points. However, the tune was later leaked by Funkmaster Flex who shared it on social media. Nicki argued that the usage of Chapman's tune is truthful use and additional claimed that Chapman does not even personal the copyright to the tune. 

Nicki Minaj was sued by Chapman for unspecified damages and an injunction from Nicki utilizing her music sooner or later.