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Kanye West hit with lawsuit over sample

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Kanye West has been hit with a lawsuit over his 2005 single "Gold Digger."

According to TMZ and AllHipHop.com, Trena Steward and Lorenzo Pryor have accused the rapper of sampling their father's tune "Bumpin' Bus Stop" on the track without permission, and they are seeking millions of dollars in damages for copyright infringement.

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The siblings filed legal papers in California on Friday on behalf of their late father, Thunder & Lightning singer David Pryor, who transferred over the song rights to his children after he recorded the tune in 1974.