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Jay Z Is Big Pimpin' Once Again As Judge Tosses Out Copyright Infringement Case Brought Against Him — Get Details On The Ruling!

| Filed under: Music MinuteLegal MattersTimbalandJay Z

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Hova is safe for now!

U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder just dismissed a copyright infringement case that was brought against rapper Jay Z after a weeklong case.

The nephew of Egyptian composer Baligh Hamdi brought a lawsuit against the 45-year-old rapper as well as Timbaland because he used part of Hamdi's song Khosara Khosara in Big Pimpin'.

Snyder dismissed the case after Timbaland testified and said he believed they had the rights to use the Egyptian song. The judge ultimately ruled that the heir didn't have the authority to sue Jay Z over the song.

Video: Jimmy Kimmel Embarrasses Jay Z With A Vintage Clip Of Him Rapping!

However, after the ruling came down, Pete Ross, the lawyer for the heir of Egyptian composer, said they will appeal the ruling and that he thought the judge's ruling was "completely wrong."

Though neither Jay nor Timbaland appeared in court, their attorneys were both obviously pleased with the outcome of the case.

There may still be another chapter in this story with the appeal, but based on this ruling, we wouldn't be surprised if it fell flat!

[Image via Karl Piper/WENN.]

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Zendaya Has New Music Brewing! Get A Sneak Peek Of Her Timbaland-Produced Song Close Up!

| Filed under: Music MinuteTimbalandBusiness BlitzZendaya

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Hear it here first!

Zendaya dropped a new single called Close Up on an XM radio station in Dubai on Monday morning!

[ Related: Zendaya Slams Online Trolls Who Call Her Parents Ugly! ]

Ch-ch-check out a snippet of the new song (below)!!!

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Is There New Music Coming From Aaliyah?! According To Timbaland… Yes!! We've Got The Scoop!

| Filed under: Music MinuteR.I.P.TimbalandInstagram

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Could it be true?!

If Timbaland is to be believed, new music from Aaliyah might be on the way — and while the singer left us far too soon, there might be some new songs for us to enjoy and reminisce about her life!

[ Related: Timbaland Explains Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Joke ]

Posting on Instagram late Sunday, the producer put up two pics of Aaliyah, including the one (above) that had the caption:

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