The famous American actor and performer Donald Glover (stage name Childish Gambino) 10 Feb received two music awards Grammy awards – “Record of the year” and “song of the year” for the song This is America. But suddenly there was the scandal – the author was accused of plagiarism rapper Jays Hurley, who claims that he plagiarized his composition American Pharaoh.
In may of last year, Donald Glover released the track This is America. Since the publication on YouTube it was viewed more than 486 million times. For music track in August 2018, he won two awards in the MTV Video Music Awards 2018 and seven were nominated. At the end of the year, in December, he was nominated in two categories of the prestigious award “Grammy”, where he eventually became the winner.
But immediately after award of the rap artist Jase Harley Glover was accused of plagiarism. According to him, the similarity of the tracks This is America and American Pharaoh he told the artist last year, but he did not respond.
I’m glad the black guy managed to get, but for our culture in General is a bad thing: he received a prestigious award for the song, which is indistinguishable from a stranger. I don’t care the prize, even if he just acknowledges that he heard my song, commented on Jase for publication TMZ.
Himself Donald Glover this situation has not commented, and at the ceremony of the Grammy awards in Los Angeles, he never showed up. It should be added that two songs really heard a similar explanation, but LifeStyle 24 offers you to listen and make your own opinion.
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