Kelis continued to air out Pharrell and Chad Hugo, collectively the Neptunes, as well as Beyoncé for sampling her song “Get Along With You” for Bey's new cut “Energy" off her Renaissance album.
The "Milkshake" singer first spoke about the song on Thursday, saying Beyoncé and the Neptunes had "no soul or integrity" for using the sample without her sayso.
Later, Kelis continued to vent her frustration on Instagram and while she aimed her words at Beyoncé again, she really honed in on Pharrell.
"This is really not about Beyoncé," she clarified. "I said what I said so still all facts. There’s a lot of hypocrisy and a lot of nonsense. So we’ve got Pharrell who did an interview I think last year talking about artists rights and how people should be able to rework their deals and artists should be getting credit for what they’ve done and all this stuff. When in reality, when I was signed to him, I had the same manager that he had and he has writing credits on my records, all my singles, and he never wrote a song, a lyric a day in his life. And yeah, that’s a problem.”
"Then we have Beyoncé, who like I said, out of human decency and artistry and females — just all of the stuff she sings about, empowerment and stuff. I don’t talk about it, I am about it, OK?" added Kelis, who also called Chad Hugo a “spineless amoeba.” So the reality is all this female empowerment and stuff, it only counts if you really do it, if you’re really living it and walking the walk.”
Now, we'll have to see how hard the Beyhive comes down on Kelis for her comments and if Pharrell or Hugo responds.