FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2009 file photo, American singer, songwriter and music producer George Clinton performs with the funk, soul and rock music collective Parliament-Funkadelic on stage at the Avo ... more 
FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2009 file photo, American singer, songwriter and music producer George Clinton performs with the funk, soul and rock music collective Parliament-Funkadelic on stage at the Avo Session in Basel, Switzerland. Clinton and the Black Eyed Peas have settled a lawsuit in which the funk pioneer accused the pop group of improperly sampling his music. (AP Photo/Keystone, Georgios Kefalas, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Keystone, Georgios Kefalas, File
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