Sarkodie Caught Again For Music Plagiarisn. Do You Featuring Mr. Eazi From Black Love Album
Music plagiarism is a bit of a taboo subject within the music industry. Some say it is unavoidable since there are only so many notes on a piano and chord shapes.But others will swear that using a melody, or tone of another artist’s song is stealing, ripping, robbing and thieving and is wrong.
Although many of these artists get slapped with lawsuits, due to the finicky nature of copyright law, most cases are thrown out or settled out of court. At the end of the day, the best way to judge certain songs and determine if they were in fact plagiarized is to listen to the similarities yourself. Although there are tons of artists who have been accused of copying, the following tracks are, probably the most obvious. But beware — once you hear them, you might think differently about a few of your faves.
Ghanaian highlife artiste, Nana Boroo After releasing his latest single, “Fine Boy” the song has received massive airplay in Ghana. But the son of legendary highlife musician J.A Adofo is vexed with the song Nana Boroo has put out. To him, he feels the song is too similar to the work his father released and is accusing Nana Boroo of music plagiarism.
The Zimbabwean musician’s song Sisi Makachena released in 2013 was, in fact, an original composition of Ghanaian musician Samini’s 2007 hit song titled “Samini.” Musician Jah Prayzah admitted that he copied the beat of his song “Mwanasikana” on the album “Tsviriyo”
This right here was like the epic of all song theft case in the history of the Nigerian music scene. The evergreen song, ‘African Queen’ powerfully rendered by 2face became a smashing hit in no time, placing him in the hall of fame for legends in the entertainment industry. Reports also claim that the song African Queen was actually sung by a Jamaican, Sizzla Kalonji in other words, 2face stole a song.
In June 2016, songwriters Martin Harrington and Thomas Leonard filed a law suit against Sheeran over “verbatim, note-for-note copying” heard in the Scottish singer’s 2014 song, “Photograph.” Both Harrington and Leonard alleged that Sheeran’s song derived from their co-penned tune “Amazing,” which was released in 2009 as a single by 2010 X Factor winner Matt
Now do you think Sakodie’s new song From his Black Love Album “Do You “ makes the list of song plagiarism?
Watch Video Below And Be The Judge;