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Jay Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean Win “Made in America” Lawsuit

Jay Z, Kanye West, and Frank Ocean have scored a big victory in their battle against copyright infringement allegations. In 2014, New York musician Joel McDonald filed a lawsuit claiming that “Made in America,” a song from Jay Z and West’s 2011 album Watch the Throne featuring Ocean on the hook, stole its concept from his 2009 song of the same title. In September 2015, in a little-reported ruling, a district court dismissed the lawsuit, finding that it failed to state a plausible claim.
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