Beyonce Hit with $20 Million Lawsuit Over "Formation" Sample

Beyonce was hit with a $20 million lawsuit for sampling slain YouTube personality Messy Mya in her song "Formation." Messy Mya's estate is suing for royalties and other damages because they say that Beyonce's team used the samples without permission, and refused to speak to negotiate with his estate. Messy Mya's voice can be heard in the beginning of "Formation".



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