Future secured a victory in a authorized battle over his track “After I Suppose About It.” An Illinois choose granted the rapper’s movement to dismiss a lawsuit accusing of him copying Virginia rapper Gutta’s monitor “When U Suppose About It.”
Gutta, whose actual title is DaQuan Robinson, sued for copyright infringement in 2021. Robinson claimed “After I Suppose About” ripped off his track, which he despatched to Future’s artist Doe Boy and producer Zaytoven in 2017.
Future launched the Zaytoven-produced “After I Suppose About” in 2018. The monitor appeared on the Beast Mode 2 mixtape.
Choose Martha Pacold acknowledged some similarities between Future and Robinson’s songs. However the choose decided the weather had been too commonplace to fall below copyright safety.
“The similarities recognized don’t represent a believable allegation of considerable similarity,” Choose Pacold wrote in her choice.
Choose Pacold mentioned the phrases “once I give it some thought” and “when you consider it” to be “commonplace and ubiquitous.” The choose additionally rejected the notion of Future stealing thematic content material from Robinson. She cited the works of Wu-Tang Clan, Kanye West and The Infamous B.I.G. as examples of music with related themes.
The choose dismissed Robinson’s case with prejudice. The choice prevents him from refiling his criticism towards Future.