Ariana Grande simply launched her new single “7 Rings,” but it surely’s already drawing comparisons to different artists together with Princess Nokia.
The New York rapper, whose actual identify is Destiny Frasqueri, has accused the pop starlet of stealing her swag by declaring similarities between “7 Rings” and her personal track “Mine” off her 2017 album 1992 Deluxe. In a video, which she posted on Twitter, Nokia first performs Grande’s observe adopted by “Mine.”
“Do that sound acquainted to you ’trigger that sound actually acquainted to me. Oh my God!” she says. “Ain’t that the little track I made about brown ladies and their hair? Hmmm… Sounds about white.”
The lyrics had been additionally referred to as into query. “7 Rings” is an unbiased anthem on which Grande flexes about having the ability to purchase what she desires, whereas Princess Nokia’s “Mine” is a celebration of her hair.
“You like my hair? / Gee thanks, simply purchased it / I see it, I prefer it, I would like it, I received it,” sings Grande. On “Mine,” Nokia sings, “Hair blowing within the Hummer / Flip the weave, I’m a stunner / It’s mine, I purchased it / It’s mine, I purchased it.”
“7 Rings,” which samples The Sound of Music traditional “My Favorite Things,” has additionally been in comparison with different hip-hop tracks together with Soulja Boy’s “Pretty Boy Swag” and a couple of Chainz’ “Spend It.”