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Toto Lead Singer Angry at CBS Over Song Use

Toto's David Paich has a problem with CBS and how it used of one of the band's most famous songs.

On the band's website he posts, "CBS This Morning utilized 'Africa' as the audio bed for a segment they aired [Tuesday] morning on Nelson Mandela. As the co-writer of the song, if I had been asked for approval [to use it], the answer would have been a decline with a recommendation they honor the musicians of South Africa setting their sights on indigenous repertoire."

Paich, who wrote and sang lead on the '80s hit, adds that both he and Toto "have always held a commitment towards supporting initiatives that benefit the populace of South Africa, the continent of Africa, and the entire Southern Hemisphere. We honor Nelson Mandela and will continue to support initiatives he committed his life towards."

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