On Wednesday afternoon, Astrid S posted a video on Tiktok, in which she believes she draws attention to her lyrics in a song by Moroccan-American rapper French Montana.
“Listen carefully to the songs and the melody. I think someone copied me,” she wrote in the video.
Further, the artist asks if she should contact her lawyer.
Some lines of text from the two songs are completely identical.
Synchronizer of French Montana Ana lata «How are you the King?»:
Does anyone know? / Is anyone watching? / I have crazy thoughts in my head and I don’t think I can stop them.
In comparison, Astrid S sings in “Jump”:
Does anyone know? / Is anyone watching? / I have crazy thoughts in my head / And I don’t think I can stop them.
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Dagbladet contacted the manager of Astrid S for a statement. Director Joanna Alem wrote in an SMS:
– We have no sayings and we refer Tiktoken to Astrid.
From the Beatles to Olivia Rodrigo
The list of artists who have differed throughout history about the source of their music is long.
When the Beatles released “All You Need Is Love” in 1967, they were accused of plagiarizing Glenn Miller’s “In the Mood” literature from 1938. The conflict ended with Miller receiving royalties for the song.
In 2013, Norwegian electronics duo Röyksopp met DJ Rune Lindbæk in court he decided Where does the song “Higher Place” come from.
In August 2021, Paramore’s Hayley Williams was listed as a songwriter for Olivia Rodrigo’s song “Good 4 U”, after being accused of plagiarism on social media.
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