en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuff_City_Records

Tuff City Records is a New York-based record label founded by journalist Aaron Fuchs in 1981. ... Via its subsidiary Tufamerica, Tuff City became also known for suing artists like Kanye West and the Beastie ... Jump up to: TufAmerica, Inc. v EMI Music, Inc. Supreme Court, New York County, 651197/2011, docket entry 49.

mcir.usc.edu/cases/2010-2019/Pages/tufamericavwarnerbros.html

Comment by Bradley Ryba. TufAmerica claimed the defendants sampled the word “oh” from their sound recording and used it more than forty times in “Run This ...

tuffcity.com

Tuff City Records. New York, New York. Originally rooted in hip-hop, Tuff City has transitioned its focus toward rescuing thousands of blues, jazz, funk, soul and ...

casetext.com/case/tufamerica-inc-v-codigo-music-llc-2

Plaintiff TufAmerica, Inc. is a company that acquires music rights and licenses those rights to third-parties for exploitation. Pl.'s Statement of Undisputed Facts in  ...

www.nycbar.org/images/stories/committee/tufamerica-v-diamond.pdf

Sep 10, 2013 ... Plaintiff TufAmerica, Inc. ("TufAmerica") brings this copyright infringement action ... 14-18. In 1999, TufAmerica, also the owner of the Tuff City.

www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/yes-jay-z-has-lawsuit-755562

Dec 9, 2014 ... When it comes to unlicensed samples, New York federal judge Lewis Kaplan has limits. On Monday, he dismissed TufAmerica's lawsuit ...

www.spin.com/2012/10/kanye-west-my-beautiful-dark-twisted-fantasy-sample-lawsuit-tuf-america

Oct 1, 2012 ... According to Billboard, record label Tuf America has sued the rapper ... video and West's “Runway” short film also incorporated the sample.

nypost.com/2013/11/06/lawsuit-slams-jay-z-for-illegally-sampling-on-run-this-town

Nov 6, 2013 ... Jay Z might think he can “Run This Town” but a Big Apple-based record label is saying “not so fast.” TufAmerica Inc. on Wednesday slapped ...

pitchfork.com/news/57774-jay-zs-run-this-town-copyright-infringement-lawsuit-thrown-out

Dec 9, 2014 ... TufAmerica Inc. filed the lawsuit, claiming that an uncleared sample of Eddie Bo's 1969 song "Hook & Sling" appeared on the track dozens of ...