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Kelis accuses Beyoncé and the Neptunes of ‘stealing’ song samples – Billboard

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Kelis is calling out Beyoncé and The Neptunes for failing to get permission to sample her 1999 song “get along with youOn Bey’s upcoming new album Renaissanceout tonight.

New song on “Energy” Renaissance Featuring bits from the song written by Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo of The Neptunes. While Kelis sang the tune, only the production duo are credited as songwriters. Billboard Hot 100-charting artist aired his grievances through instagram On Thursday (July 28), in several comments from him Reward and full trading account. after a Kelis Instagram fan page announced that “@beyoncéThe Renaissance album will include a @Kelis Sampled on the song ‘Energy’, accompanied by a mind-blown emoji, Kelis commented: “My mind is also blown because the level of disrespect and complete ignorance of all 3 parties involved is astonishing.”

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“I heard about it the same way everyone else did,” she continued. “Nothing is as it seems, some people in this business have no soul or integrity and have fooled everyone.”

When another Instagram user commented that they “always feel like Beyoncé really admires Kelis,” the “Bossy” star said, “Admire is not a word.”

Another fan shouted, “This is the kind of collab the world really needs,” Kelis replied, “It’s not a collab it’s a steal.”

The new album samples the lead single “Break My Soul” from Tina Marie, The Clark Sisters and the late Donna Summer, as well as the 1993 Robin S. House anthem “Show Me Love”.

Thursday’s comments aren’t the first time Kelis has called out his frequent collaborators The Neptunes, who have made their debut album, kaleidoscope, On which “Get Along With You” appears. Being “lied and tricked” into signing contracts based on “what I was told”, Kellis reported. Guardian in 2020 that she doesn’t make any money from her debut or sophomore album, Wonderland.

“I was told we were going to split 33/33/33 all over, which we didn’t,” Kelis told the outlet. “their argument” [from The Neptunes and their team] is, ‘Okay, you signed it.’ I’m like, ‘Yeah, I signed what I said, and I was too young and too stupid to double-check it.'”

Kelis has appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 chart seven times, including the 2003 top five hit “Milkshake” and released five Billboard 200 charting albums.

Check out the Instagram post Kelis’ Bounty & Full account commented below:

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Reference from www.billboard.com

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