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LOLWUT? Tyga’s “New” Song Sounds JUST LIKE “Controlla”


Tyga’s new song, and I use that term “new” loosely, is called “1 of 1” but really should be called “2 of 1” because it sounds exactly like Drake’s “Controlla.” Maybe this breakup with Kylie Jenner is messing with his head, or maybe it was recorded before Drake’s song and just released later, but it’s a little hard to believe that no one in Tyga’s camp caught the striking similarity.

I won’t go as far as to say it’s plagiarism, but I think after hearing Drake’s song I would’ve either abandoned ship or just not released this song as a single, if I was Tyga. I know that reggae songs can tend to sound alike, but as a reggae listener – hell, as a person with functioning ears – the two are just a tad too similar for me to jam to both. And if it’s a question of Tyga or Drake, well, Aubrey wins this round.

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Hope Carter
Hailing from "Screwston," Texas, Hope has been immersed in music since birth, first being exposed to Motown by her parents, then discovering her love for all genres as she trained as a dancer. Her unique set of life experiences growing up in Houston's Historic Third Ward as a lower middle class child, attending schools in more affluent neighborhoods, all the while attending an international church in which she was very involved, created her open-minded approach to music and art. Hope is very socially conscious, and prefers to take songs as a whole - both lyrically and sonically - before making her final judgment on their quality. As a dancer, she is inclined to be interested to anything she can move to, but her Dirty South roots give her room to appreciate a more laidback, chill (screwed) vibe. Her taste in music continues to change as she discovers new artists and as genres evolve.