Jay-Z and Beyoncé have gotten hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit for Bey's song "Break My Soul."

Jay-Z and Beyonce Sued for Copyright Infringement

According to court documents obtained by XXL on Wednesday (May 23), Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Big Freedia, Sony Music Entertainment and Bey's company Parkwood Entertainment are being sued for copyright infringement by a New Orleans bounce music group named Da Showstoppaz. In the suit, which was filed on Wednesday (May 22), the group claims the words, melody and musical arrangement from their 2002 record "Release a Wiggle" was used without their authorization or acknowledgment in Bey's 2022 single "Break My Soul." The group is also not pleased with the 42-year-old singer for using her house-inspired record in Renaissance, during the Renaissance World Tour and movie Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé.

The group, which is comprised of members Tessa Avie, Keva Bourgeois, Henri Braggs and Brian Clark, state that their song was heavily sampled in Big Freedia's "Explode" and then interpolated in Beyoncé's "Break My Soul." Meanwhile, Jay-Z is under fire for writing and producing "Break My Soul." Despite the accolades that Bey has earned from the single, Da Showstoppaz claim they have yet to be credited or compensated.

XXL has reached out to Jay-Z's team for comment.

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