Did Donald Glover plagiarize "This is America"?

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  1. 88m3

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    not even mad the message and conversation is what matters

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    Gambino definitely cut a check to dude. I'm sure we all know a lot of C level artist with no buzz.. they would be f*cking furious, pulling their hair out, and screaming bloody murder on every social media platform if their song got jacked and it blew up worldwide and they received no compensation nor credit for it. I know a couple of B level artists and they're not even having that.
     
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    You can't burn bridges until you make it though. If he comes in hot then he may get paid but no one will work with him in the music industry. they'd be afraid of him accusing them of something. It's the same way with screenwriting. By him being humble, he's more likely to get a good deal if a higher-up likes his music.

    He was probably cursing Gambino out while writing those passive tweets. If he was paid, then Gambino would or should have left him a credit.
     
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    all that dikkeating you nikkas were doing & Bino made this song in 2015 & dude song came out in 2016... :laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff::laff:
     
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    gambino my dude so i avoided this thread......fukk this thread....:mjcry:
     
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    Why is this an issue? Someone explain?

    I thought it was all good for a rapper to use a "reference track" as long as he wrote his own stuff?

    No lyrics are stolen, the melody and song are clearly similar but different.


    How is this any different from any other rap sample or tracks that are passed around?



    Or is this just a reason to hate, because sooner or later rappers are going to have to create produce, rap, master and mix a song taking no influence from any outside artist.
     
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    buy spin from the label brehs

    why'd he delete tweet :mjgrin:

    where's the proof it's three years old :mjgrin:
     
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    The fact that you believe that after his manager deleted the tweet is what's really funny

    I still rock with Gambino but he stole this shyt. Glad he did cause Jase Harley has a really dope album.
     
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    anyone defending this is not to be trusted
     
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    Real Talk He took the concept and made a beat similar
     
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    He did not credit which is the issue... just like drake did not credit for one song and ruined his entire rep.
     
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    You usually don't see those type of credits until an album is out.
    Then you find out its sampled or basically a remix of a whole other song.
     
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    Damn Glover ...hate it had to be you. But if we keepin it a buck he been jackin nikkas styles since he was soundin like Great Value Wayne
     
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    Damn, the song was str8 up jacked.

    Oh Well...

    Hopefully, he cut a check.
     
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    The music industry is damn near dead breh. Everything in music is the cash out now era. What you're saying might be good ten years ago but ain't nothing lovely now. Record labels are doing nothing but 360 deals which is rape. Not too many bridges to burn when the internet is the record store and label
     
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