Will.i.am Admits Ripping Off Song

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  1. BethSucks

    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    Fergie must regret fucking him and all the other black guys on the Peas after learning this:

    Will.i.am admitted to borrowing a beat from the Arty and Mat Zo song "Rebound" during an interview with KIIS-FM today. He sampled it for his own track "Let's Go" featuring Chris Brown.
    A few days ago on Twitter, Arty pointed out that no one had cleared the sample rights with his label, Anjunabeats. Until this morning, Will.i.am remained silent on the subject.
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    "Arty is a dope producer so I wrote this song to 'Rebound' this last year," Will.i.am said on KISS-FM, USA Today reports. He continued, "I got in touch with Arty and showed it to him, did a different version to it because I asked him [to] make it newer, because I don't just want to take your song and rap over it. But in a year's time, time's gone by [and] we preferred writing over and using the [original] 'Rebound.' Something happened and the clearance. . . hopefully, we resolved the issue."
    "Let's Go" appears on Will.i.am's latest solo effort, #willpower, which was released this week on Interscope.


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    let's just strap him to an electric chair, tell him it's a time machine to the future and melt his face off
     
  3. StRyDeRxX

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    a bleak steals... what else is new? :coffee:
     
  4. Chuck Kongo

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    Lmfao.

    Is it suddenly wrong to "rip off" other songs in rap/hip-hop?

    The whole bastard genre wouldn't even exist if not for ripping off other peoples' music.

    Some fucking hubcap thief talking and nursery rhyming over other peoples' music is the genre.
     
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    [video=youtube;5pidokakU4I]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pidokakU4I[/video]
     
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    [video=youtube;lcyXbLPj-Bk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcyXbLPj-Bk[/video]
     
  7. HS Cult Leader

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    I'll never forget Howard raving how original this Will.i.am idiot was for creating a "Totally Original Look" by wearing a black plastic hair piece, even though it was Devo's look 30 years ago.


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  8. EndOfLine

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    What a shit song from a shit 'artist'.

    He'd make a better sandwich artist.
     
  9. Big Bird

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    :c
     
  10. artful dodger

    artful dodger Well-Known Member

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    all out of original ideas.i.am
     
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    Rodney21a Well-Known Member Banned User

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    This isn't even an apples to oranges comparison, this is a comparison of diarrhea to blood shit. It's still just stinky pooo.
     
  12. Evil Clown

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    Meh, I would rather he admit to making horrible music and apologize.