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Tupac's legal representative threatens Drake with a lawsuit

Tupac Shakur and Drake

Tupac Shakur and Drake

The legal representative of the well-known rapper, the late Tupac Shakur, has warned the world-famous rapper Drake that he will sue him, after the latter created the deceased's vocals through artificial intelligence and used them in a song he recently made .

Shakur's representatives called Drake's creation "a flagrant abuse of the legacy of one of the greatest hip-hop artists of all time," writes USAToday.

Shakur's mother, Afeni Shakur, has said that she is deeply affected and disappointed by the unauthorized use of Tupac's vocals and personality in Drake's song "Taylor Made (Freestyle)".

"We ask that you take immediate action and stop further distribution of the recording and urgently take appropriate steps to pull it from all platforms where it is publicly available to listen to," Tupac's mother wrote to Drake.

Further, the mother of the deceased has said that the copyright representative for Tupac's creativity would never authorize such a recording, because this song is a diss for the well-known rapper Kendrick Lamar, who was a good friend of Tupac's legal representative. Tupac and respects his figure a lot.

Even the voice of the well-known rapper Snoop Dogg was created through AI and was used in Drake's song.

Snoop reacted via Instagram by sharing a video saying: “What did they do? When? How? Are you sure? Why is everyone calling me and bothering me?".