Judge Says Shakira's Hit Song 'Loca' Includes 'Substantial Copying' Of Other Artist's Lyrics

August 21, 2014 8:05 PM

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Shakira's hips don't lie, but a federal judge is pretty sure one her songs contains lyrics illegally ripped off from another musician.

The suit traces the song back to Ramon "Arias" Vasquez, a Dominican songwriter who says his 1998 work "Loca con su Tiguere" was stolen by Eduard Edwin Bello Pou, a Dominican rapper who goes by the name "El Cata," for the rapper's 2007 song, also titled "Loca Con Su Tiguere."

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