Shia LaBeouf Also Plagiarizes His Freestyle Raps (VIDEOS, PHOTO)
Shia LaBeouf and his rat tail were recently spotted at a popular South Dakota swimming spot caught in a freestyle rap battle with some locals.
That’s the weird part. The less weird part is lines from his rap were ripped from the rap group Anomolies.
The video footage is SFW, the language is very NSFW.
The lyrics in question were taken from the group’s 1999 song “Perfectionists.”
So who noticed this case of plagiarized lyrics? Emcee and producer Pri the Honeydark commented on the rap via Instagram, writing:
Gawker noted that LaBeouf took lines from two parts of the song. You can check out their comparisons below.
Shia, 2:23: “Rare commodity, the quality is what it’s gotta be / and my philosophy is much farther than what your eyes can see”
Anomolies, 0:48: “I reckon you want more / of that rare commodity / The quality is what it’s gotta be / and my philosophy is much farther than what your eyes can see”
Shia, 2:33: “But I got a gas mask / so you know I got the last laugh.”
Anomolies, 1:56: “Need to rock a gas mask / Now see who got the last laugh.”