Beyoncé Aims To End $20M Copyright Suit Against ‘Formation’

Vanity Fair – Beyoncé is facing a rare hurdle—a lawsuit—and her team is firing back. In February, one year after the release of her hit single “Formation,” the estate of the late New Orleans comedian, rapper, and YouTuber Messy Mya (née Anthony Barre) filed a $20 million suit against the Grammy winner for using clips of two of the rapper’s videos in her music video for the song, as well as during concerts on her Formation world tour.

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