Beyoncé Removes Kelis From Resistance - Noise11.com
Beyonce photo by Ros OGorman

Beyonce photo by Ros OGorman

Beyoncé Removes Kelis From Resistance

by Music-News.com on August 4, 2022

in News

Beyoncé has removed an interpolation of Kelis’ 2003 hit Milkshake from her album track Energy after the singer complained about its use.

Kelis blasted Beyoncé as well as Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, who wrote and produced Milkshake and her 1999 song Get Along with You, for not getting her permission to interpolate both songs on Energy.

The “la la la” hook from Milkshake was originally used in the background towards the end of Energy, but it has now been removed. However, the drum interpolation from Get Along with You still remains on the track. Interpolation is when one song references another, instead of a direct sample.

The updates were noticed on streaming services including Spotify, Tidal and Apple Music on Tuesday night.

Kelis had called out Beyoncé on social media for showing her “disrespect” by not having the “common decency” to contact her about the interpolations. However, the pop superstar was not required to get permission from Kelis as she did not write the songs and does not own their copyright. Williams and Hugo, who wrote both Kelis tracks, are credited on Energy.

This is the second update Beyoncé has made to Renaissance since its release on Friday. She also removed the word “s**z” from the track Heated after disability charities and advocates criticised her use of the derogatory term for those with spastic cerebral palsy. It has been replaced by the word “blast”.

Amid all the updates, Monica Lewinsky also asked the singer to consider changing a lyric in her 2013 song Partition as it references her infamous affair with then-U.S. President Bill Clinton.

Sharing an article about Beyoncé’s song updates, she tweeted, “Uhmm, while we’re at it… #Partition.”

The track features the lyrics, “He bucked all my buttons, he ripped my blouse/ He Monica Lewinski’d all on my gown.”

music-news.com

Stay updated with your free Noise11.com daily music news email alert. Subscribe to Noise11 Music News here

Be the first to see NOISE.com’s newest interviews and special features on YOUTUBE and updated regularly. See things first SUBSCRIBE here: Noise11 on YouTube SUBSCRIBE

Noise11.com

Follow Noise11 on Social Media

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Related Posts

Bring Me The Horizon photo by Noise11
Bring Me The Horizon Compete In Marathon For Ukraine

Bring Me The Horizon's Oli Sykes and Mat Nicholls have completed a triathlon to raise money for a Ukrainian LGBTQ+ charity.

3 days ago
Iggy Azalea, music news, Photo, Noise11
Iggy Azalea Is Back To Making Music

Iggy Azalea has revealed she is "coming back" to music.

3 days ago
Dave Leslie of Truck
Baby Animals With Truck Makes Dave Leslie The Juggling Act

Now that Baby Animals are on the road and Truck are in tow, guitarist Dave Leslie has one hell of a juggling act. Dave is the guitarist for both bands.

3 days ago
Ella Hooper
Ella Hooper Releases First New Music In Four Years ‘Old News’

Killing Heidi’s Ella Hooper has gone a little bit country with her new song ‘Old News’.

3 days ago
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears and Elton John Collaboration Confirmed

Britney Spears has teamed up with Elton John to record a new song.

4 days ago
Jewel photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jewel’s Tour Bus Catches Fire

Jewel's tour bus caught fire in a hotel parking lot.

5 days ago
Courtney Love - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Courtney Love Finishes Her Memoir

Courtney Love has finally finished writing her memoir.

5 days ago