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Justin Timberlake and Jay Z have been dressed down over their hit song “Suit and Tie” by a ’70’s R&B group who says the song is a ripoff. 

TMZ reported that members of Sly, Slick and Wicked claim that the 2013 record samples their 1973 track "Sho' Nuff." The original song isn't just some decades-old deep cut — it was actually produced by James Brown

Band members say Justin's label paid to sample the song but never paid for the rights of the vocal performances in that song. That meant losing out on potential revenue not just from the record itself, but its use in major TV ad campaign for Bud Light. Considering that "Suit and Tie" sold three million copies and racked up nearly 100 million views on YouTube, Sly, Slick and Wicked are just looking for their piece of the pie. 

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