Mr Drew Slammed After YouTube Deleted His Music Video Over Copyright Claims

Mr Drew is a Ghanaian singer signed to the Highly Spiritual Music label

The official music video of Mr Drew’s song, Eat, featuring Stonebwoy has been taken down by YouTube over copyright claims.

Eat is a sampled cover of Nigerian-American singer Rotimi’s Love Riddim, which was released in 2019.

The visuals of Mr Drew’s Eat was taken down after Empire, Rotimi’s record label, made copyright claims to the content.

“This video contains content from EMPIRE, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds,” YouTube stated.

A screenshot of a statement from YouTube on the reason for removing the video

The removal for Mr Drew’s music video from YouTube comes after he recorded over 100,00 views, three days after it was released.
Mr Drew posted this on Instagram after the music video recorded 100,000 views

Meanwhile, Twitter users are criticising Mr Drew for wrongfully sampling another person’s song.

Here are some of the tweets we gathered:

See Also: “A Masterpiece”: Twitter Reacts To Visuals Of Stonebwoy’s “La Gba Gbe”


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