Nicki Minaj and the case of the sorry sample

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including Tracy Chapman's accusation that Nicki Minaj is ignoring both the facts and the law in their sampling legal battle, plus the row over the inclusion of 'Rule, Britannia' and 'Land Of Hope And Glory' in this year's BBC Proms.

SECTION TIMES
01: Tracy Chapman v Nick Minaj (00:03:13)
02: Rule, Britannia (or don’t) (00:20:35)

STORIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK
• Nicki Minaj’s Sorry claims ignore both the facts and the law, reckons Tracy Chapman (https://completemusicupdate.com/article/nicki-minajs-sorry-claims-ignore-both-the-facts-and-the-law-reckons-tracy-chapman/)
• Wordless performances of Rule, Britannia and Land Of Hope And Glory to be included in Last Night Of The Proms (https://completemusicupdate.com/article/wordless-performances-of-rule-britannia-and-land-of-hope-and-glory-to-be-included-in-last-night-of-the-proms/)  

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