Did Donald Glover plagiarize "This is America"?

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    Who cares

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    Will u have this same energy when a artist u don't like does this?
     
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    Cliff Notes?

    Heard Bino and his producer did this 3 years ago or some shyt. Dudes track came out a year later?

    This shyt sounds WAYYYYYY too similar though. This some hardcore bitin.
     
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    Negro did you even listen to the song

    :scust: at Donald glover stealing niccas shyt and running round with white hoes
     
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    probably. im very lackadaisacal.
     
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    Well technically he wifed a PAAG :troll:
     
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    I always assume that these artists either steal or just straight hire nikkas to pen their careers anyway. There are way too many artists out here trying whole different ass styles on every album and shyt. Ain’t no way these people are just coming up with some of this shyt themselves. If DG stole the beat style then he should pay.. It is what it is.
     
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    No, the true sign of success is when people are so enthralled with personality and popularity, their faves can do no wrong.
    From pissing on kids, to being dopefiend woman beaters, to stealing pieces of music/andy warhol types being praised and credited, down to giving depth to the contrived catchphrase "coined" by said artist.
    Irony is real.
     
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    i have a real problem with art that is copied.
    whether it be physical or audio. it just doesn't sit right with me.
    sometimes I understand, on the physical side - to change a logo or w/e .. but to brand someone elses art as yourselfs is corny.

    needless to say this ruins this is america for me
     
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    I hope they pull out the pro tools receipts so you guys can shut the fukk up.
     
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    this is sad..I hope the American pharaoh was cut a check
     
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    Me too cuz their excuse makes no fukking sense.

    Even if it’s true that random dude had access to the song?? Lmao foh
     
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    Meh. I'm the most cynical person on the face of the planet, but you can miss me with this self-righteous social commentary on celebrity. I get all that, I wake up in America just like everybody else. Lots of that is true, but none of it explains why every successful black face (hell, any face) that has ever existed also gets painted as a thief, a con artist, and has their creativity questioned at a certain success level without fail. Ever. Single. One. Jay-Z is rhyme biter who "stole" flows. Puffy is a conman and a thief who stole 80's beats and other artist's work. Kanye uses ghostwriters, ghost-producers and steals beats (probably true)/ Kevin Hart is a joke thief who uses writers. Dr. Dre stole his beats from Daz. You name a successful black artist and I'll name the accusations against them, mostly by the black community.

    I can judge for myself what I believe and don't believe. I don't have to automatically think a successful celeb is a thief anymore than I have to think they're a God because they're famous. I think these two songs have similar African tribal rhythms. I don't think Glover stole it because I don't have reason to think a guy this talented took some obscure song off the internet. I start seeing more evidence to the contrary, get back to me.
     
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    We're not talking about those people or those situations.
    We're talking about a beat, cadence, word selection + denial and deleted tweet in reference to said recording.
     
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