New York, NY – J. Cole and Bryson Tiller have each been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly ripping off a music producer for his or her songs “Déjà Vu” and “Exchange.”
Producer G-Money claims the rappers stole the beat off his 2013 single, “Shawty So Cold,” and filed a lawsuit towards them, Sony Music, Roc Nation and RCA Records, for $150,000 per infringement plus an injunction to ban them from persevering with to revenue off the songs.
“Déjà Vu” was included on J. Cole’s 2016 album four Your Eyez Only and “Exchange” got here out a yr earlier on Bryson Tiller’s 2015 debut album Trapsoul.
G-Money, often known as Gary Frisby, has been making this accusation since 2016 and uploaded a video on YouTube breaking down his track and explaining the similarities.
His swimsuit claims the three songs have “the identical kick sample, snare sample, FX swell and vocal strike. The substantial similarities between the three songs are of no coincidence.”
This isn’t the primary time the similarities between “Exchange” and “Déjà Vu” have been known as out, both.
In 2016, “Déjà Vu” producers Vinylz and Boi-1da accused “Exchange” creator Foreign Teck of ripping them off.
At the time, Teck addressed the claims from each producers and G-Money on an Instagram story, saying, “I made this beat on my own in my studio with no person’s assist. I’ve had different folks tried to sue me. I’m certain you noticed that G Money video. You can imagine who the fuck you need to imagine. But in the end, that is how I made the beat and also you rock with who you wanna rock with.”
RealStreetRadio has reached out to G-Money for additional elaboration on this story.