Her name is Tommy Genesis.
Unfortunately, despite making promising waves as a musician this year, this artist is set to receive the most publicity she has scored to date for all the wrong reasons.
How so? Theft.
someone ruined it for me… so now i’m going to ruin it for you: the flow/cadence/concept of Bartier Cardi is a direct rip off of a song called “Tommy” by a female rapper named Tommy Genesis
— Master Maven (@adrianesquex) December 22, 2017
Cardi B’s brand new jam ‘Bartier Cardi’ was met with praise when it dropped this week but soon slipped into controversy when members of Tommy’s small but apparently powerful fan base took to Twitter to bash the cut.
I support cardi B. I do.
But after listening to that Tommy Genesis song……
Cardi. Bby girl. Inspiration is cool but. pic.twitter.com/qF9MoeJ0lQ
— joanne (@BROCKSQUADD) December 23, 2017
Cardi is yet to respond.
Our thoughts on the matter? Probably a coincidence at least or harmless a case of inspiration at worst.
If not? Another example of what may have happen if two or more artists share the same writers.