Lizzo hit with another copyright infringement claim
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Lizzo has been hit with another plagiarism allegation. This time, the allegation surrounds her track “Juice,” which artist CeCe Peniston says lifts from her huge 1992 track, “Finally.”

Taking to Instagram, Peniston posted a side-by-side video of the two songs, focusing on the “ya-ya-ee, ya-ya-ee” line in the chorus. “This is a clear example of #copyrightinfringement,” she said in the caption, before adding “btw I love her music.”

Have a listen for yourself below.

Last week, Lizzo was accused of plagiarism over her other hit song, “Truth Hurts” by Los Angeles songwriter and producer Justin Raisen. Raisen claimed that the track pulls from “Healthy,” a song they both worked on in 2017. That track shares the same melody, he says, and the line, “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100% that bitch.”

Listen to the two tracks below.

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The Truth about “Truth Hurts” On April 11th, 2017, we wrote a song called “Healthy” w/ Lizzo, Jesse St John, and Yves Rothman at our studio. “I just took a DNA test turns out I’m 100% that bitch” was taken from “Healthy” and used in “Truth Hurts”. We were never contacted about being credited for the use of the parts of “Healthy” (melody, lyrics, and chords) that appear in “Truth Hurts”. After reaching out to Ricky Reed and Lizzo’s team about fixing it, we put the song in dispute in 2017 when it came out. We’ve tried to sort this out quietly for the last two years, only asking for 5% each but were shutdown every time. Coming forward publicly to family, friends, artists, and colleagues seems to be the only way at this point in relieving some of our emotional distress caused by this. The last thing we want to do is throw any negativity toward Lizzo’s momentum and movement as a cultural figure. If we believe in what she’s preaching, believing in ourselves & our own voices is something we thought she’d understand. Shout out to the singer Mina Lioness ( @minalioness ) for tweeting “I just did a DNA test turns out I’m 100% that bitch”. A meme of that came up in our writing session & inspired the lyric and melody we wrote together. If Ricky and Lizzo’s team decide to settle this dispute with us, we would like to share some of the proceeds with Mina for her influence on Healthy. The clip below shows a video & photos from the day we wrote “Healthy” along with the comparisons between the two works. All the Love, Justin & Jeremiah Raisen #lizzo #truthhurts #healthy #billboard

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