American rapper 6IX9INE was accused of plagiarizing WINNER‘s “ISLAND” on his latest track called “Nobody”. Soon after netizens pointed out the blatant similarities, 6IX9INE changed the song title to “Nobody (ISLAND Remix)”.
The rapper 6ix9ine has made a new song named “Nobody” that completely rips of WINNER’s song “Island”. Please bring this up to YG and report 6ix9ine’s song. No artist should have their song stolen from them. pic.twitter.com/2FsPRlnZOy
— thia ♡ (@gravitymino) May 20, 2018
After hearing about the news, YG Entertainment blocked 6IX9INE’s new music video on YouTube. They took his video down on copyright grounds.
Soon after it was blocked by YG. 6IX9INE took down the complete video itself.
Nevertheless, 6IX9INE’s song “Nobody” continues to circulate on YouTube, garnering hateful comments from viewers who criticize him for plagiarizing.