Thursday, July 17, 2014

Linda Perry Discredits Beyonce's Writing Skills

And there goes life as Linda knew it...

 Linda Perry is legendary for being the front woman of 4 Non Blondes and  penning hit records for many of your fav pop stars like Pink and Christina Auguilera. These days Linda is still practicing her craft while adding VH1 star to her resume with her new musiccompetition show.

Linda along with VH1 together have created Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project (just think American Idol with a little funk and just Linda).

Anywho, I'm not here for the show but Linda warrants my full attention just as much as I'm sure she just got Beyonce's. During a recent interview to promote her VH1 show Linda was asked about Beyonce's songwriting skills.

In a Reddit AMA promoting her new show on VH1, Make or Break, songwriter (and 4 Non Blondes frontwoman) Linda Perry got lots of questions about Christina Aguilera, P!nk and the Beyoncé songwriting (or lack thereof) controversy. Despite having songwriting credits all over her new album, it's open knowledge that Bey doesn't really write her own songs:

Linda, how do you feel about Beyonce changing one word on a song and getting writing credit. Does that bother you as a songwriter?well hahaha um thats not songwriting but some of these artists believe if it wasnt for them your song would never get out there so they take a cut just because they are who they are. but everyone knows the real truth even Beyonce. She is talented but in a completely different way.

This sounds pretty familiar as Ne-Yo stated Bey only wrote the harmony on 'Irrepacable' yet he shared his writing creds with her. Is this suppose to be phony on Bey's part? Or dumb on his?

I hope Linda gets her ratings but I think she would have said this had she been asked with or without a show. I'm going to hideout until the Beyhive successfully completes their next mission...Linda Perry.


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