Family of slain New Orleans rapper sues Beyoncé over ‘Formation’
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The family of slain rapper Anthony Barre claims that Beyoncé stole a line from the late singer in her song "Formation."

via WGNO:

NEW ORLEANS, La. -- (WGNO) -- Beyoncé stole a famous recorded line from a slain New Orleans rapper and then sampled it in her “Formation” song without permission, according to a new lawsuit.

TMZ reports that the estate of Anthony Barre – also known as Messy Mya – just filed suit against Bey for allegedly using a small, but memorable, piece from his 2010 video “A 27 Piece Huh?” and sprinkling it into her hit song, which has been certified gold.

Barre’s estate claims Beyoncé ripped the “I like that” phrase – in his voice – without permission, then went on to make millions off the track.

FULL STORY: Family of slain New Orleans rapper sues Beyoncé over ‘Formation’ - WGNO

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