Plagiarism|| IPL Poached Its New Anthem From Krishna Kaul's Song|Twitter Comes In Support Of The Rapper
Indian Rapper Krishna Kaul Accused IPL of plagiarizing his song for their 2020 IPL Anthem, he was not given credit for or was contacted for his consent to use the song
The IPL Anthem “Aayenge Hum Waapas” was released on Sunday (6th September 2020) with the line tagged, “The greater the setback. “The stronger the comeback.” However with the excitement of fans on news of IPL 2020 getting started this month, there was a little snag.
An Indian Rapper Krishna Kaul on Monday (7th September 2020) took it to twitter and accused that the IPL plagiarized his song “Dekh Kaun Aaya Waapas” which he released in the month of March in 2017, which has views over 7 lakhs in YouTube. He accused them for not having him contacted for the consent to use the song or neither was he given credit for the anthem.
He tweeted, “My song “Dekh Kaun Aaya Wapas” has been plagiarised by @DisneyPlusHS @Hotstarusa to make this year @IPL anthem “Aayenge Hum Wapas” without my consent or credit. #iplanthemcopied For context, here is a comparison video.“ The rapper had also attached a comparison video which showed striking similarities between the songs.
My song “Dekh Kaun Aaya Wapas” has been plagiarised by @DisneyPlusHS @Hotstarusa to make this years @IPL anthem “Aayenge Hum Wapas” without my consent or credit. #iplanthemcopied For context, here is a comparison video: https://t.co/FUDf2Xse4Q pic.twitter.com/tHZveSGOec— KR$NA (@realkrsna) September 9, 2020
He further added, “Hey guys, @IPL has plagiarised my song “Dekh Kaun Aaya Waapas” and created “Aayenge Hum Wapas” as this years anthem without credit or consent. I request my fellow artist and friends on twitter to RT this tweet for awareness, they cannot get away with this.”
This is scary! I just got word that ‘Music Composer’s Association of India’ has suggested that plagiarisation of Hip Hop songs is permissible in their opinion because all hip hop songs sound the same. Shabaash! Tumhara khoon khoon, hamara khoon paani! #IPLanthemcopied— KR$NA (@realkrsna) September 9, 2020
In his follow up tweet he wrote that he got response from the Music Composer’s Association of India stating that the “plagiarization of Hip Hop songs is permissible” because all Hip Hop songs sound the same.
Since then, the supports have been coming out with now viral hashtag in twitter #IplAnthemCopied.
Very wrong of IPL to plagiarize @realkrsna 's song 'Dekh Kaun Aaya Wapas' without letting the artist even know about it and and without giving him any credits at all ! This is not done!#IplAnthemCopied #ShameOnIpl @DisneyPlusHS @IPL— Aditi Gupta (@another_aditi_) September 8, 2020
IPL Anthem is a straight up copy of @realkrsna song !— Ansh Mathur (@theanshmathur) September 8, 2020
IPL should give due credits for their blatant copying,
Please don’t give hate to RCR he did his job.
#IPLAnthemCopied & #ShameonIPL pic.twitter.com/OPguX29Bw9
While the other have decided to troll IPL with memes.
Initially, the match was postponed due to pandemic but now IPL 2020 is set to being in UAE from 19th September 2020.