„I just took a DNA Test, appears I’m a credited author for the #1 tune on Billboard.“
That’s what British singer Mina Lioness tweeted after officially being credited as a author on Lizzo’s tune Truth Hurts.
The row began after Lizzo desired to trademark the phrase „I just took a DNA test appears I’m 100% that…“.
Mina tweeted a related phrase in 2017, however Lizzo claimed now to no longer gain seen it.
It is the opening lyric to Truth Hurts, which reached #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.
„In 2017, while working on a demo, I noticed a meme that resonated with me… I later used the line in Truth Hurts… I later realized that a tweet impressed the meme“, Lizzo mentioned on Twitter.
„The creator of the tweet is the particular person I’m sharing my success with…“
Whereas she did no longer title her, Mina responded quickly after with a tweet thanking Lizzo and her crew.
Lizzo additionally mentions two males who claimed to gain created the lyric alongside with her in a writing session.
Justin and Jeremiah Raisen mentioned the line in inquire of was taken from a tune known as Wholesome that they wrote with Lizzo and two diversified writers in April 2017.
They are saying they’d been „shutdown“ when looking to resolve the area for the previous two years.
Lizzo mentioned they „did no longer support me write any allotment of the tune“.
„There was no-one in the room after I wrote Truth Hurts, moreover me, Ricky Reed, and my tears.
„That tune is my life, and its phrases are my truth.“
Even supposing the tune was released in 2017, the row began this year when Mina heard that Lizzo desired to trademark the „DNA“ phrase.
It was reported she desired to make sing of it on t-shirts, jackets, hats, bandanas and wristbands.
Lizzo mentioned in an interview that after the initial reaction to Truth Hurts, she almost stopped making song, feeling it wasn’t „even making a splash“.
However the tune began to grow in reputation and was added to the deluxe version of her 2019 debut album Cuz I Like You.
It is been a astronomical year for Lizzo since then – she made her Coachella debut and Rihanna gave her a standing ovation after her performance on the BET Awards.
She additionally starred in the movie Hustlers alongside Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B.