Beyonce, Jay Z, Timbaland sued over 'Drunk in Love'
While Beyonce’s surprise album release last year has earned the singer incredible buzz and a number of Grammy nominations, one track on the self-titled album has landed her a possible lawsuit.
Hungarian performer Monika Miczura, or Mitsou, is suing Beyonce, Jay-Z, and producer Timbaland for “Drunk in Love.” In a suit filed on Dec. 12 and obtained by EW, Mitsou claims the track uses her 1995 song “Bajba, Bajba Pelem,” cutting and distorting the track for its inclusion in the Beyonce track.
She is also asking a judge for the song to be prevented from airing so long as it has what she claims is her voice still present. The song originally appeared on the 2013 release Beyonce, which just celebrated its one-year anniversary.
A rep for Mitsou did not immediately respond to EW‘s request for comment.