South London rapper Yizzy has been accused of lifting elements of other artist's work.
Yizzy has remained true to grime's traditional sound, releasing some fantastic stuff in the process.
A phenomenally gifted MC, he's also no stranger to controversy, only yesterday (November 21st) beefing with Dot Rotten following a DM exchange.
Now a video has emerged placing his work alongside that of other artists, suggesting that he has essentially taken the work of other rappers and presented it as his own.
Good morning to everyone except pic.twitter.com/5PUyjjP34h— THE ENERGY (@FUNKYDEE1) November 22, 2019
The clip has gone viral, with plenty of conversation from other artists and fans alike:
Still cant believe Yizzy took whole verses https://t.co/c6JO0PPkJJ— SS (@SNTNABLACC) November 22, 2019
If you don’t shout “hide your lyric book” when you see yizzy you’re washed— EP001 OUT NOW @WAPUK_ (@jojowavemusic) November 22, 2019
Yizzy tweeted this morning:
Twitter fingers won’t get you paid.— Yizzy (@Official_Yizzy) November 22, 2019
So, what's the truth?
The clip in the original posting is old music - rumour is, it's something Yizzy addressed at the time directly with the artists involved. If there's been a transgression, it doesn't reflect the artist or person he is right now.
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