The process of getting permission from the owners of the sampled music is referred to as "sample clearance." When you sample music from a pop recording, you need two clearances: the first from the copyright owner of the song, usually a music publisher, and.
Also question is, is sampling a song copyright infringement?
There is also a rumour going around that you can use four notes of any song under the "fair use" doctrine. There is no "four note" rule in the copyright law. One note from a sound recording is a copyright violation. The test for infringement is whether the sample is "substantially similar" to the original.
What does it mean to sample a beat?
In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.
Can you use a copyrighted song in a video?
The reality isn't that grim but you do need to understand how to legally use copyrighted music on YouTube to avoid copyright strikes on your channel. First of all, let us put your mind at ease. Yes, you CAN legally use copyrighted music in YouTube videos BUT you need to understand how YouTube's copyright system works.