Chance the Rapper sued for alleged copyright infringement

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago's Chance the Rapper is being sued for alleged copyright infringement.

Abdul Wali Muhammad filed the lawsuit in federal court in Chicago, claiming Chance's song "Windows" uses a portion of a song Muhammad wrote back in 1979 called "Bridge Through Time."

Muhammad is described as a musician and composer who now practices criminal law in New York.

A lawyer for Chance the Rapper has not yet commented on the lawsuit.