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Mary J. Blige: Now in the Clear


There's no more drama for the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige. The R&B singer was recently cleared of copyright infringement accusations from her 2001 hit "Family Affair," according to The lawsuit was filed in January by Leonard Jones and James White, who claimed the single "Family Affair" had a similar lyrical resemblance to a demo track the two produced called "Party Ain't Crunk."The plaintiffs failed to provide enough substantial evidence, forcing the judge to dismiss the case. Universal Records was also apart of the suit. Blige recorded the song in 2001 and sold over 4 million copies worldwide while remaining on the Billboard's Hot 100 for six weeks.—JW

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