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Katy Perry Sued By Christian Rappers Over ‘Dark Horse’

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Katy Perry is being sued by Christian rappers over her smash hit ‘Dark Horse,’ based on claims that she ripped off her song from their Christian gospel tune ‘Joyful Noise.’

According to TMZ, the lawsuit was filed by Christian hip-hop artist Flame and other singers, who believe that Perry not only stole the song (which was released in 2008), but also filled it with “anti-Christian witchcraft” that ruined their religious image. They are reportedly suing the singer for damages and request that she not steal any more of their music.

Before Perry hit it big as a pop artist, she dappled in the Christian music genre, even releasing a Christian rock album when she was a teenager.

While the two tracks have noticeably similar back beats, we’re not so sure that ‘Dark Horse’ is a blatant rip-off of the other. Do you think that Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ is ripped off from ‘Joyful Noise’? Listen to both songs below and decide.

Watch Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ Video

Watch Flame’s ‘Joyful Noise’ Video

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