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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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


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 ...


Jan 30, 2018 ... industry defendant UMG Recordings, Inc. (“UMG”). In his Amended .... (S.D.N.Y. 2015) (citation omitted); TufAmerica, Inc. v. Diamond,.


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.


Seismic Micro Technology, Inc., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77664 (S.D. ... Kyocera Wireless Corp., 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17845 (N.D. Tex. 2002). TufAmerica, Inc. v.