Did Katy Perry Rip Off A Christian Rapper’s Track For “Dark Horse”?


Katy Perry is being sued by Christian rapper Flame, along with Lecrae and Da’T.R.U.T.H. for copyright infringement. They claim her hit song Dark Horse is not only a ripoff of their track “Joyful Noise”, but it’s also been tarnished with paganism and witchcraft. You can watch both of the videos below, but Rapzilla has put together a track combining both songs so you can judge for yourself:

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/157050694″ params=”color=ff5500″ width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]

Here’s the breakdown of the track, courtesy of Rapzilla:

· 0:00-0:25 Joyful Noise (original song)

· 0:25-0:40 Dark Horse (original song)

· 0:40-0:53 Speeds up tempo from 66 BPM to 76 BPM

· 0:53-1:07 Takes pitch down one decimal from Db to C

· 1:07-1:17 Mixes in Joyful Noise

· 1:17-1:23 Side-by-side, both at 72 BPM

· 1:23-1:30 Joyful Noise by itself

· 1:30-1:48 Dark Horse by itself

You can watch both of the videos below: Thought Catalog Logo Mark

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KSOMA3QBU0%5D

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTLeHuvHXuk%5D

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