The case centres around the use of a talk box track made by musician Bosko Kante.
The pair appeared alongside Kanye at a publicity event for his new album, Donda.
The singer invited the rapper to chat while urging others to "find forgiveness."
“HIV misinformation and homophobia have no place in the music industry."
The ceremony took place virtually instead of at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where it was held last year.