Syl Johnson @ the Bell House in June (BKLYN) (more by Jacob Blickenstaff)
TMZ reports that Chicago soul singer Syl Johnson, who sued Kanye West and Jay-Z in 2011 over the improper use of his song "Different Strokes" in the Watch the Throne track "The Joy," has now reached an out-of-court settlement with the pair of rappers. Additional details have not been made available to the public.
In related news, Jay-Z plays Austin City Limits as part of SXSW TONIGHT.
Syl Johnson's "Different Strokes" and Kanye West/Jay-Z's "The Joy," below..
Syl Johnson - "Different Strokes"
Kanye West & Jay-Z - "The Joy"