Beyonce has been accused of stealing a rap from a deceased artist on YouTube and putting it into her hit song “Formation”. Therefore, she is facing a fine of up to 20 million USD.
Recently, public opinion everywhere was extremely surprised by the news that female pop star Beyonce was accused of stealing music. Accordingly, she was sued by the representative of Anthony Barré – a rapper for illegally using 100% of his rap in the video “A 27 – Piece Huh?” was posted on YouTube in September 2010, under the account name Messy Mya.
Beyonce was accused of stealing music and faced a fine of up to 20 million USD
The specific incident is that in Beyonce’s “Formation” MV released in December 2016, there is a lyric “Ooh, baby, oh yes, I like that” (roughly translated: Oh, baby, I really like it). The plaintiff asserted that the female singer arbitrarily used that sentence in their YouTube video without asking permission.
This made fans everywhere extremely surprised and shocked
because the female singer was the idol of Pop music lovers.
Currently, the female singer and the production crew of the song “Formation”, Parkwood Entertainment, LLC and Sony Music Entertainment, are facing a fine of 20 million USD if Anthony Barré’s representative files a lawsuit in court regarding her actions. music copyright infringement.