Jay Z and Timbaland’s Sued; This Time For Rapping About Money, Drugs and Prostitutes

(AllHipHop News) Jay Z and producer Timbaland are facing calls for a new trial over their use of an Egyptian music sample in their hit song “Big Pimpin.”

The hip-hop heavyweights were slapped with a copyright infringement suit in 2007, when Osama Ahmed Fahmy claimed they illegally used part of his uncle Baligh Hamdy’s 1957 composition “Khosara, Khosara” in Jay Z’s 2000 chart smash.

The case has been rumbling on ever since, despite Los Angeles judges twice ruling in the defendants’ favor, most recently in October, 2015, when U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder cut the…