Aphex Twin accuses Kanye West of ripping him off with “Blame Game”

By Michelle Geslani

Next month, Richard D. James, aka Aphex Twin, will issue SYRO, his first album in 13 years.In anticipation of the big release day, the electronic musician has been doing a handful of interviews lately, many of which have been rather revealing. One interview conducted with Pitchfork looks to be particularly juicy, with James recounting the time Kanye West allegedly tried to “fucking rip” off one of his songs and take credit for writing it.

The track in question is “Avril 14th”, off Aphex Twin’s 2001 album drukQs. While many believe Yeezy simply “sampled” …read more

Source: Consequence of Sound

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