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The Queen B is reportedly being sued for $20 Million dollars. According to TMZ, Beyonce sampled a voice of a passed New Orleans Youtuber, Messy Mya in her song “Formation.”
The estate of Anthony Barré who’s staged name was Messy Mya, filed the lawsuit claiming she used his voice without their permission. The piece that is used in Beyonce’s song comes from Messy Mya’s 2010 video “A 27-Piece Huh” he says “Oh yes, I like that” It can be heard about 1-minute into Beyoncé’s “Formation” video.
Anthony Barré’s estate also said they tried to contact Beyonce themselves but no one responded. We must wait and see what happens with the Queen B, but for now, we have the Grammys to look forward to because she is performing!
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