Pia Mia is catching a lot of flak on social media after folks discovered that her new song ‘I’m a Fan‘ is similar to a 2016 song of same title, sung by Nigeria’s Phyno, Mr Eazi, and DeCarlo.
A quick check of both songs shows that Pia’s version carries the same hook, same melody with altered lyrics, and that’s not counting the fact that is shares the same title with the song dropped in 2016 by Phyno, Mr Eazi and DeCarlo.
Listen to Pia Mia and Jeremih’s version:
And here’s Phyno’s song of same name, featuring Mr Eazi and DeCarlo:
A quick check online did not reveal the copyright and this blog alleges that all songs in Pia’s upcoming album, including the controversial song, were written by Pia Mia, Samuel David Jimenez, Christian Ward and Jeremy Felton.
Could it be that she got appropriate permissions but hasn’t made it clear yet? We await Pia Mia and Phyno’s clarification.