GIRL TALK: The Perspective That Music Sampling Is A Copyright Issue Has Faded Out

Girl Talk is known for mashing up popular songs to create mixes that make crowds go absolutely wild. However, some have called into question the legality of his heavy sampling from other artists.

We caught up with Girl Talk, whose real name is Gregg Gillis, at a recent festival in New York City. He explained to us why his qualifies under “fair use” and told us why he thinks he’s avoided litigation so far.

Produced By: Kamelia Angelova and Simone Foxman

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