Jermaine Dupri Explains Ciara ‘I Bet’ “Diss”

Published: Wednesday 25th Mar 2015 by Sam
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Jermaine Dupri made headlines last week when he hit out at Ciara‘s new single ‘I Bet’ for allegedly borrowing from his Usher production, ‘You Got It Bad.’

Naturally, his comments went viral and many deemed them as JD spitting venom in CiCi’s direction.

Keen to clear up his stance (while still standing by it), the producer stopped by V103 in Atlanta for a sit-down with Big Tigger.

Check out what he had to say below…

Granted there are sonic similarities, we feel JD is reaching with this one.

The lovelorn template both songs draw from has become an R&B staple in recent years and isn’t exclusively tied to one producer – regardless of whoever popularised the sound.

Your thoughts?

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  1. Molly March 25, 2015

    Fúck this disgusting old piece of shît tbh, IDGAF ABOUT WHAT HE HAS TO SAY!!

  2. Keri Qween March 25, 2015

    Who cares the songishas no impact and is a flop selling 111k since January

    • Naomi March 25, 2015

      Omg this Keri stan loves to drag itself with that name.

  3. Molly March 25, 2015

    @Naomi Ikr lol when was Keris last hit again?

    • Naomi March 25, 2015

      I think its just a Titanic hiding behind Keri as the punching bag tbh.

  4. Naomi March 25, 2015

    He was reaching so high with that diss…

  5. BeyRihLiyah March 25, 2015

    this is the most promo Ciara has got since 2004

  6. Bang Bang March 25, 2015

    Nothing in music is original! Everyone borrows! Even him!

  7. LB March 25, 2015

    I totally forgot this song existed.

    • Molly March 25, 2015

      Sure you did. #FakeBitch

    • Keri Qween March 25, 2015

      @LB

      SO did the general public

      Cameron has been flopping for several years

      • BeyRihLiyah March 25, 2015

        and keri has always been flopping !!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • Keri Qween March 25, 2015

        Flopping Just like half of the singles from Beyonce the porno album

      • BeyRihLiyah March 25, 2015

        but that p o r n o album is 2 x plat keri doesn’t own a platinum album let a lone a mult plat album 🙂

  8. Soldier Of Love. March 25, 2015

    Mrs. Dupri if ya nasty..

  9. Merril Owns March 25, 2015

    He’s right. I immediately heard You Got It Bad when I first listened to I Bet. If you do any kind of music you’d definitely notice it.

  10. TheElusiveLamb March 25, 2015

    JD no one cares! You just need to be editing Mariah’s new song and doubling those background vocals for her new songs to go on this rerelease #1’s album and PRAY that one of the songs does something on the charts so you can become relevant to produce other artists hits to get out of this MAJOR debt you’re in. He’s so crybaby as of lately.

    • RihYonce March 25, 2015

      Yesssss!!! Love the shade lol

      • TheElusiveLamb March 25, 2015

        😉

  11. Stephy March 25, 2015

    SUCCESS FOR CIARA!!!!

  12. FutureCIARA March 25, 2015

    The cockroach still reaching! Now he tryna squeeze out these radio interviews and whats left of it…. Go Somewhere lil dikk nikka! Reason why Janet left you short a**

    • Lake Erie March 25, 2015

      Ctfu! Say that s*** homie.

  13. Blue Ivy Rodriguez March 25, 2015

    Ciara had a new song? Honestly she should just scrap it and call it a buzz single. No lead single should be charting less than a. Rita Ora single

  14. Skyfall March 25, 2015

    Omg I’m crying my bae Zayn has left One Direction.

  15. metzo March 25, 2015

    Leave my girl alone!

  16. #TeamTinashe Stan March 25, 2015

    I agree with Sam. The sound was huge back in the 1999 – 2002 era of R&B. So this sound isn’t originated by JD. He should let this go though, it’s not like he’ll be getting a lot of money from it. I mean just look at it……

  17. Lake Erie March 25, 2015

    (sigh) JD stop man. What’s he promoting again? Because it Damn sure well isn’t Mariah.

  18. robyn March 26, 2015

    I do agree with jd, its definatly ripped from u got it bad but ciara did a good job with the song coz its really a good song.

  19. Room319 March 26, 2015

    When Jan left, she took everything with her…. including relevancy and credibility.

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