K-pop stars across the world have criticised Nigerian singer Lyta for plagiarising a music video from Kpop artiste, GOT7.
Lyta who recently joined Naira Marley’s record label released the visuals to his new single, “Hold Me Down”, which had exact scenes as “Just Right” by South Korean K-pop boy band GOT7.
A Twitter fan page of GOT7 @GOT7_JYP noted the similarity between both videos. “Please take legal action on this. We do not accept plagiarism”, they tweeted and tagged the boy band official Twitter account.
Along with their tweet, the fan page shared a video in which both music videos were placed together.
— GOT7_JYP (@GOT7_JYP) August 15, 2020
Lyta is getting called out in Thailand for plagiarism. 👇🏼👇🏼 with a hashtag to go #ApologizeLyta . The video director is responsible for this but Lyta is the bigger picture here apparently pic.twitter.com/rgqxeL5rGi
— DemoLa (@Demo__UK) August 15, 2020
So apparently, Lyta’s video plagiarism was deliberate. It’s a PR stunt. Supposedly aimed to rile up convo and organic views.The director’s name is not even real and the video comment section is locked.And then deliberately promoted in Asia for effect. Naira Marley clout master 😊
— TolaBrown Luxury (@TolaBrown) August 15, 2020
Nigerians suppose dey lyta back!! But no, those mumu wey dey crush on lee min ho no go let us hear Word😂😂
— StreamJoana😍 (@lezzyshotz) August 15, 2020
— 𝐋𝑶𝐕𝐄 𝐒𝐘𝐍𝑶𝐍𝐘𝐌 ♡ 𝟎𝟗.𝟎𝟒.𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟎 (@yowmoonchild) August 14, 2020
— 니콜 (@markbeomnyoung) August 15, 2020
Naira Marley signed Lyta 3 days ago and the first official video under the label is a problem.
Naira Marley 🤝 Controversy.
— YOUR VILLAGE PEOPLE (@Ayxxxbami) August 15, 2020
No excuse for plagiarism!
Please send emails to [email protected] and report Lyta's 'Hold Me Down' mv for plagiarism.
✔️Include the music video link in your email
✔️Report the MV
❌Leaving comments in the MV
— GOT7.with.Phoenix (@GOT7wPhoenix) August 15, 2020
— ยายดวงแส้บอีหลี (@babyjia_w) August 15, 2020
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