The legal documents claim that in July, Nicki tweeted she had "no clue" she had sampled Tracy's song and asked whether she should keep to the release date for her album Queen or lose the song. TMZ reports that Chapman believes the Queen creator stole her song "Baby Can I Hold You" for her Nas-featured single "Sorry".
In the suit, Chapman claims that Nicki's song "incorporates the lyrics and vocal melody of ["Baby Can I Hold You"], its most recognizable and memorable parts".
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According to Chapman's attorney, her song uses parts of Chapman's in what was a direct infringement of copyrighted material. In a statement, Chapman's longtime lawyer Lee Phillips said, "Tracy Chapman very much protect her rights and she has a right to deny a license when requested". Chapman refused, but the song found its way to the internet anyway. Remember when Nicki Minaj used her social media to jostle her fans about Queen's release date?
The "Fast Car" singer is seeking financial damages and an order barring the song from being released.