Pop group Yellowcard have resumed their $15million copyright infringement lawsuit in opposition to the late rapper Juice WRLD after halting the go well with 3 times.
In keeping with a grievance obtained by Billboard, former Yellowcard members William Ryan Key, Peter Michael Mosely, Longineu Warren Parsons, and Sean Michael Wellman-Mackin allege Juice WLRD and his collaborators copied “melodic parts” from their 2006 music “Holly Wooden Died” with out permission.
“The excessive diploma of goal similarity between the Unique Work and the Infringing Work extends effectively past the potential of coincidence and will solely moderately be the results of an act of copying,” the band stated in a press release.
The group now need $15 million in damages and a “working royalty and/or possession share” on all future exploitations associated to the music or, alternatively, statutory damages “for every act of copyright infringement” and for defendants to be “completely enjoined” from exploiting “Lucid Goals” sooner or later.
Juice WRLD handed away in December after he suffered an acute medical ailment whereas inside a Chicago airport. The signs of his “acute assault” are in step with a drug overdose.