Beyoncé just proved she’s not a troublemaker when it comes to her brand. The superstar singer hit back at Right Said Fred after the band said she sampled their 1992 song “I’m Too Sexy” for their new song “Alien Superstar” without permission. Called the band’s claims “false and deeply disparaging” in a statement to E! On Friday (October 7), Beyonce confirmed publisher Right Said Fred signed the power of attorney.
“Not only was a license granted for its use, but they publicly expressed their gratitude for being on the album,” Beyoncé continued in the statement. “For their song, there is no recording, only composition is used. Their publisher requested the rights on May 11, 2022, and the publisher approved the use on June 15, 2022. They were paid for use in August 2022.
The Oscar winner also said that both members of the band – brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass – given “co-writing credit” for “Alien Superstar”, which is one of the incredible songs on her mind-boggling album Renaissance.
The epic claps return, a rare move for Beyonce, comes days after Right Said Fred enticed the “Break My Soul” hitmaker while saying she essentially stole the song their. “Normally artists approach us, but Beyoncé doesn’t because she’s such an arrogant person,” Fred and Richard say. Sun on October 3. “She was probably thinking, ‘Come and catch me,’ so we heard about that after you did.”
omg the alien superstar sampled me too sexy???? https://t.co/cCfCsE3zM2
– ️️ ️jorine (@taystellar) August 2, 2022
Fred added that other artists like drake and Taylor Swift approached them about sampling “I’m Too Sexy” and everything went smoothly. They go on to say that they feel like they don’t have the dog in their fight against Beyonce and are simply going to move forward with their lives. “We cannot stop it. There is nothing we can do here. It’s s-t,” they told the store. “You will start talking to someone who has more presence, power, and money than we do. And that’s not going to go well. Best let it go. If you’re not careful, it will take you a lifetime to look back. We continue to look forward to it all the time.”
While Beyonce is busy defending her name, the star also has some good news to toast. She is reported Get ready to travel around the world based on new album! Page six reported that an official announcement could be “expected in the coming weeks” with a kick-start for Renaissance the tour will take place in early 2023. This will be her first solo tour since she impressed the crowd in her time. The making progress toured in support of her album, Lemonade, in 2016.