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

Plagiarism|| IPL Poached Its New Anthem From Krishna Kaul's Song|Twitter Comes In Support Of The Rapper
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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.

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.”

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.

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.