Chaka Khan Says Kanye's 'Wire' Sample Was Hard Lesson

Chaka Khan has a bone to pick with Kanye West. When she let him use “Through the Fire” as a sample for his 2003 song, “Through the Wire,” she had no idea what his plan was. 

“[Kanye] didn’t mention that he was gonna speed it up, you know, three times its normal speed,” Chaka said. It resulted in her sounding like a chipmunk. The legend learned her lesson that day. “Had he, I would’ve had something to say. But since I didn’t think of that, believe me, I think of it now. I ask, ‘How are we gonna do this?’” she said. 

For the record, Chaka said that she and Ye still haven’t discussed the situation.

Source: Good Day DC

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