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We’re currently entering an era where musicians have zero tolerance for rappers jacking their songs without going through the proper pay channels. Even big stars such as Jay Z and T.I. aren’t exempt to the rule.

Next up on the chopping block is Mac Miller, who got away with sampling a 70s funk band to strengthen his Faces album last year.

Now, they are patting down his pockets after he got fat while they starved.

Reports TMZ:

Mac Miller is not only livin’ the dream … he’s stolen it from the ’70s soul/funk band Aquarian Dream, which claims Mac ripped off the group’s signature song.

According to the lawsuit … the group’s singer Jacques Burvick claims Miller stole the tune, “Yesterday (was so nice today)” from their album “Fantasy” and blatantly used the track for “Therapy,” a song featured on Mac’s album, “Faces.”

Burvick says Miller’s rep knew they were busted because when he called them out, they admitted they tried to contact him for the okay, but when they couldn’t they did it anyway.

He says the song’s been downloaded over 700,000 times from Mac’s site, among others … and wants a judge to force Mac to dole out at least $150k in damages.

Time to face reality.

This is merely a drop in the bucket for Larry Fisherman, who, along with Mac, should be rolling out some of those Warner Bros. sanctioned projects later this year.

Photo: Instagram/Mac Miller