RAoF: Hotstylz Files Lawsuit Against Eminem For “Rap God” Lyrics

blame it on JES7 January 6, 2015

Nearly over a year ago, Eminem released the video for his DVLP x Filthy produced “Rap God” off The Marshall Mathers LP 2.

In the song, Em referenced and used multiple flows of various rappers, including the much talked about J.J. Fad-“Supersonic” flow, Lakim Shabazz, Pharoahe Monch and a reference to one-hit wonder Hotstylz’s “Lookin’ Boy.”

Now, the Rap Media Takeout TMZ reports that Raymond Jones, aka Raydio G of Hotstylz (who have been inactive since the release of Where Yall Been At lol) has filed a lawsuit against Em and Shady/Aftermath for $8 million over the song and 25-second sample. *le sigh* I understand you gotta make your money, or whatever whatever but is the struggle that bad?

What are your thoughts on this matter? Was the lawsuit needed or uncalled for?

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