Clinton sues Black Eyed Peas over remix sample

By | Published on Tuesday 14 December 2010

Those Black Eyed Peas are facing yet another claim that they nicked someone else’s music for one of their tracks without permission. This time its funk legend George Clinton doing the accusing. According to, he says a remix of their 2003 hit ‘Shut Up’ sampled his classic hit ‘(Not Just) Knee Deep’ without his permission. He began legal proceedings for damages in relation to sales of the remix on Friday.