Uh oh! Cardi B’s new tune is a bop for certain. However is it additionally a rip off?
Cardi B got here again with a brand new tune Friday known as “Up”. The tune comes six months after her insanely common tune, “WAP” feat. Megan Thee Stallion. “Up” shortly grew to become a fan favourite and by Saturday afternoon it had amassed 13 million views in accordance with Enterprise Insider. Nonetheless, there are rumors floating across the music trade and social media that she allegedly stole the tune from New Jersey rappers Mir Pesos and Mir Fontane.
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Mir Pesos and Mir Fontane collaborated on a tune known as “Caught” in August of 2020 and the similarities between “Caught” and “Up” are undoubtedly there not solely within the beat but in addition within the lyrics. In response to Enterprise Insider, the phrase “if it’s up, then it’s caught” is claimed a number of instances in each songs. The 2 NJ rappers instantly went to Twitter to point out the alleged plagiarism by posting facet by facet movies of the 2 songs.
Naaa im the type of person that avoids problems & court days .If i get inspired by a song I wouldn’t mind giving a percentage or couple of thousand but I never Hurd if this man .I’m glad while I was recording this song in August I was playing wit the hook on this live https://t.co/xiYLOoj4Vd
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) February 5, 2021
All three artists had a really public confrontation on Twitter with Cardi B saying, “I’m the kind of person who avoids issues & courtroom days. If I get impressed by a tune I wouldn’t thoughts giving a proportion or couple of thousand however I by no means Hurd if this man. I’m glad whereas I used to be recording this tune in August I used to be taking part in wit the hook on this reside”.
Cardi B additionally uploaded a video from Aug seventh the place she makes use of the phrase “up then it’s caught” claiming that she had the concept and recording it again then. Nonetheless, the NJ rappers stated that they previewed their tune on YouTube on August sixth and had it recorded even sooner than that. To supposedly put an finish to the drama, Enterprise Insider stories that Cardi B tweeted “F— the drama. RUN THE NUMBERS UP!!!”. As of now, there isn’t a phrase on whether or not or not this situation has been resolved between each events.
What do you suppose?