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Jay Z, Kanye getting sued for 'Made in America' track

New York music artist Joel McDonald is suing Jay Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean for allegedly stealing his 2009 track titled, "Made in America."

Jay Z, Kanye getting sued for 'Made in America' track

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Recording artists Kanye West (L) and Jay-Z accept the Best Group Award onstage during the 2012 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images For BET)
Recording artists Kanye West (L) and Jay-Z accept the Best Group Award onstage during the 2012 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images For BET)

New York music artist Joel McDonald is suing Jay Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean for allegedly stealing his 2009 track titled, “Made in America,” according to xxlmag.com.

Jay Z, Kanye and Frank Ocean’s version is from the 2011 Watch the Throne album.

Another track titled “The Joy,” from Watch the Throne album was hit was a lawsuit for copyright infringement in 2011 by Syl Johnson, says XXL. But the suit was settled in 2012.

You can check out both versions below:

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