Queen Naija recently celebrated a victory upon learning her song, ‘Medicine,’ rose to the top of Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs chart, but that win was soured by news she may be seeking treatment herself – a legal remedy.
The singer’s been accused of musical theft by none other than legendary gospel singer John P. Kee. Details inside:
The Stellar Award-winning gospel star, best known for hits ‘My Mind is Made Up,’ ‘Show Up!,’ ‘Stand,’ and is reportedly ready to take the stand to defend copyright infringement claims against the 23-year-old starlet as he asserts his tune, ‘Life & Favor,’ is eerily similar to her hit, ‘Karma.’
When Naija’s song made its debut in June 2018, some fans instantly made the comparison, a notice that made her take to Twitter to say:
Kee reportedly responded:
“…never would I try to shame a young artist! But be advised I’m not just an old Gospel artist! I’m a business man,” he reportedly stated. “I’ve been a publisher for over 35 years. This is bigger than her. Staff, producers, management, agents, etc. should have handled this properly out the gate!”
When attacked for his response, Kee clapped back:
The story didn’t end there. Earlier this week, Queen took to Twitter to say:
This story is still developing. In the meantime, take a listen to both songs below and let us know if you hear the similarities.