Travis Scott Sued Over “Highest In The Room”
Written by B87FM on June 9, 2020
Launched on the finish of final 12 months, Travis Scott got here by with one other smash hit in “Highest In The Room.” The report ended up being boosted all the best way to the #1 spot on the Billboard Scorching 100 however, based on a well-liked producer, Travis used a distinguished guitar melody with out crediting him.
Travis Scott is on the heart of a brand new lawsuit surrounding his #1 single “Highest In The Room.” Producer Benjamin Lasnier, who has labored with Trippie Redd, Desiigner, and even Travis’ artist Don Toliver, is claiming that the rapper stole a part of a beat he created with out giving him credit score in a brand new lawsuit.
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In response to authorized paperwork obtained by TMZ, Lasnier claims he wrote and recorded the guitar chorus in “Highest In The Room” in early 2019 earlier than importing it 3 times to his Instagram Story. He then began purchasing it to artists, producers, and engineers.
In Spring 2019, Lasnier claims he was in contact with Jamie Lepr, who typically works with Travis. He despatched him a beat pack, which included the guitar melody. Months later, a slightly-tweaked model appeared all through “Highest.”
The publication reached out to La Flame’s representatives for a remark, to which they be aware that this has nothing to do with the artist.
“That is nothing greater than a frivolous dispute between producers and has nothing to do with Travis straight,” writes TMZ of their report.