DJ Lag: US musician accused of stealing Gqom artist’s 'Ice Drop' song

DJ Lag: US musician accused of stealing Gqom artist’s 'Ice Drop' song

- A US musician has been accused of stealing DJ Lag's Gqom song

- DJ Megan Ryte allegedly stole the beat of her track titled Culture from DJ Lag's Ice Drop track

- Mzansi social media users have slammed Megan for allegedly using Lag's beat without paying him

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A DJ from the US has been accused of stealing DJ Lag's song. DJ Lag is a South African Gqom artist. The Grammy-nominated Mzansi DJ dropped his track titled Ice Drop in 2016.

US DJ and radio host DJ Megan Ryte took to social media recently to promote her new song titled Culture featuring ASAP Ferg and Will.I.Am. Mzansi social media users and music lovers have noticed that the beat of the track sounds exactly like DJ Lag's Ice Box.

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They have taken to Twitter to slam DJ Megan Ryte for allegedly stealing Lag's song. Some tweeps have even shared that Megan even allegedly stole the video concept from Lag's music video. He dropped the music video for the track in February 2017.

Tweeps want Megan to pay and credit the Mzansi music producer for his hard work. DJ Lag's name has been trending on twitter since Megan started promoting her newly released track. Check out some of the comments below:

@TamiaJuliet_M wrote:

"This is so upsetting hey. Is it because DJ Lag is all the way in Africa and you thought we wouldn’t notice?"

@lelowhatsgood said:

"Guys, isn’t this EXACTLY DJ Lag’s song??? I can’t believe it."

@nanettembiliiii commented:

"I want DJ Lag to sue and suck every penny they have dry."

@uLelato wrote:

"Lmao you can’t tell me that @MeganRyte isn’t guilty of stealing DJ Lag’s 'Ice Drop' beat. Sis has turned now off comments on Instagram AND YouTube! She’s guilty your honor. Guilty!"

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@doouwannaeat said:

"Just check out 'Ice Drop' by DJ Lag. We ain't supporting theft."

@_LesegoMaseko wrote:

"The DJ Lag thing is incredibly upsetting. The nerve of that girl to just switch off her comments and continue promoting it is just disgusting."

@nkszmkhize added:

"I can’t believe she’s actually deleting Instagram comments to cover up the fact that she stole DJ Lag’s beat."
DJ Lag: US musician accused of stealing Gqom artist’s 'Ice Drop' song
US musician DJ Megan Ryte has been accused of stealing DJ Lag's 'Ice Drop' song. Image: @realdjlag/Instagram @meganryte/Instagram
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In other music news, Briefly.co.za reported that Kelly Khumalo recently took to social media to celebrate her song titled Empini being at the top for six weeks in a row. According to The Othority, Kelly's Empini is the number one Afro-soul/pop song in Mzansi.

The Othority is Mzansi's music authority with the core focus on music charts and album reviews, according to its website. The songstress took to Twitter on Monday, 23 November to share her excitement with her fans after The Othority announced that the song has been sitting comfortably at the top spot for the past six weeks.

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The stunner's song is on high rotation on radio and TV stations across Mzansi. It is also doing very well when it comes to music streaming platforms. The musician's fans took to her comment section to congratulate her for dropping a dope track.

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