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June 2, 2015
Grandmaster Flash is synonymous with the birth of hip hop music in the 80’s, with songs like “The Message” and it’s famous lyrics, “Don’t push me ’cause I’m close to the edge/I’m trying not to lose my head.” However, the music of Grandmaster Flash was not created by the DJ alone- it was a group effort,...
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In last week’s blog post, we discussed derivative works and sampling along with the limitations associated with such.  As you may recall, the general rule to have your work protected by copyright is that your work as an artist must contain a level of originality apart from the original work.  If this is the case,...
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