Reigning in a Dark Horse
Katy Perry is on the hook for copyright infringement for her song “Dark Horse”, but not for the hook. The beat is the culprit here, with the jury ruling that Perry and collaborators Juicy J, Dr. Luke, Max Martin, and Cirkut are all guilty of copyright. The lawsuit, filed by Christian rapper Flame, alleged that Perry her team stole the beat from his hit song “Joyful Noise”, a single from his Grammy-nominated 2008 album, “Our World: Redeemed”. The jury agreed, and we are now waiting to see how much the team behind “Dark Horse” will have to pay up for their copyright infringement charge. Can you hear the difference?
(I bet she feels like a plastic bag right about now)