The 42-year-old pop star released the song ‘Get Along With You’ back in 2000 – which was written by Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo and claimed samples appeared on Beyoncé’s new song ‘Energy’ from her album ‘Renaissance’ . ’ but slammed his fellow pop star as “completely ignorant” only to credit the original songwriters.
astonishing level of ignorance
She wrote on Instagram: “My mind is blown too. Because the level of disrespect and utter ignorance of all 3 parties involved is astonishing. I heard about it the same way everyone else heard. Nothing is like it. Looks like some people have no soul or integrity in this business and they’ve fooled everyone. It’s not a collab, it’s theft! It’s ridiculous!”
Hitmaker also accuses Pharrell and Chad
Back in 2020, the ‘Milkshake’ hitmaker also accused Pharrell and Chad – also known as The Neptunes – of failing to comply with their agreement to split the profits from their first two albums equally. For, and at the same time they were called “lies”. and “Cheated” by the songwriting duo. ,
She said: “I was told we were going to completely split 33/33/33. Which we didn’t. I got the Neptunes and their management and their lawyers and all that stuff and just lied and cheated. The fact that I wasn’t poor felt enough. He argues: ‘Well, you signed it.’ I’m like: ‘Yeah, I signed what I said, and I was too young and too stupid to double down—check it out.’
“I guess if it weren’t for my faith, I think I probably would have been [angry]. It’s very clear to me, especially being on a farm, that whatever you put in the ground put | he’s going to come back you
Get Along With You” appears
Thursday’s comments are not the first time. When Kelis summons his frequent allies, The Neptunes. who produced their debut album, Kaleidoscope, on which “Get Along With You” appears. Being “liar and deceived” to sign contracts based on “what I was told”, Kelis told The Guardian in 2020 that she doesn’t make any money from her debut or sophomore album, Wonderland.
“I was told we were going to split 33/33/33 all over, which we didn’t,” Kelis told the outlet. “Their argument is [to Neptunes and their team. You signed it.” I’m like, ‘Yeah, I signed what I said. And I was too young and too stupid to double-check it.'”
Kelis has appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 chart seven times. Including the 2003 top five hit “Milkshake” and released five Billboard 200 charting albums.