American singer Ariana Grande is in a legal turmoil after hip-hop artist DOT sued her and Universal Music team for ripping off the refrain of one of his songs in Grande’s hit 7 Rings.
According to the allegations put ahead by means of DOT whose actual name is Josh Stone, song producer Tommy Brown had lifted some key factors from his music You Need I Got It for Grande’s song.
7 rings which was once released in January final year had the chorus ‘I choose it, I obtained it, I choose it I bought it’, whilst refrain of DOT’s music which was released in 2017 has the chorus, ‘You want it / I received it / You Want It / I Got It.’
The lawsuit has similarly alleged that according to the evaluation of two forensic musicologists, rhythm and notes of the song are also similar, pronounced Fox News.
“Literally, every single one of the 39 respective notes of 7 Rings is identical with the 39 notes of ‘I Got It’ from a metrical placement perspective. Said some other way, the rhythm and placement of the notes and lyrics are identical,” Fox News quoted the lawsuit.
The Thank U, Next singer has been nominated for five Grammy Awards that will take place next week. Of the 5 nominations, two are for the song 7 Rings.