AceShowbiz - %cEminem% is being accused of featuring an illegal sample on his "Rap God". According to TMZ, %cRaymond Jones% from rap group %cHotstylz% is suing the Detroit rapper, claiming that he used their 2007 single "Lookin Boy" featuring %cYung Joc% on his 2013 hit without their consent.
The 25-second sample starts at 2:16 in the music video of Em's track. Jones, who uses the name %cRaydio G% when performing with Hotstylz, also names Em's record label as a defendant and is now seeking $8 million. A representative for Eminem has yet commented on the lawsuit.
Receiving positive reviews from music critics, "Rap God" peaked at No. 7 on Billboard Hot 100. It is included on Eminem's "MMLP2" album that debuted at No. 1 on Billboard 200 following its release in 2013.
The song additionally earned a spot in the 2015 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records in which Eminem is commended for the most words in a hit single, totaling 1,560 words in 6 minutes, 4 seconds.