Tupac Shakur‘s estate is threatening to sue Drake for using AI-generated vocals of the late rapper.

The estate’s attorneys have sent a cease-and-desist letter to the Toronto artist over his use of an AI-generated imitation of 2Pac’s voice in a new song, calling it “a blatant abuse of the legacy of one of the greatest Hip-Hop artists of all time.”

They have given Drake 24 hours to pull the track from social media before they take official legal action to sue the Canadian artist.

In a letter statement, it outlines: “The Estate is deeply dismayed and disappointed by your unauthorized use of Tupac’s voice and personality. The Estate is deeply dismayed and disappointed by your unauthorized use of Tupac’s voice and personality.”

The Estate also seems to have an issue with Drake using Tupac’s vocals as a way to diss Kendrick Lamar

“The unauthorized, equally dismaying use of Tupac’s voice against Kendrick Lamar, a good friend to the Estate who has given nothing but respect to Tupac and his legacy publicly and privately, compounds the insult.”

Drake released the song “Taylor Made Freestyle,” a follow-up diss track aimed at former collaborator Kendrick Lamar, on Instagram.

In the track, AI Tupac raps: “If you deal with this viciously/ You seem a little nervous about all the publicity/ Fuck this Canadian lightskin.”

It’s unclear if Snoop Dogg, whose voice was also featured on “Taylor Made,” is planning to raise similar legal objections to Drake’s track.

A rep for Drake declined to comment on the demands of the Shakur estate.

 

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