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Shakira's Song Loca Officially Determined To Be Illegally Copied! Bet She CAN Remember To Forget This Lawsuit!

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Just like hips, this judge doesn't lie.

According to a New York federal judge, a subsidiary of Sony Music is liable for copyright infringement for the Shakira song Loca! That's crazy!

The song's origins can be linked to a songwriter from the Dominican Republic, Ramon "Arias" Vasquez, who wrote the song Loca con su Tiguera back in the '90s.

The rights for Loca con su Tiguera were transferred over to Mayimba Music, which is the plaintiff in the current lawsuit.

According to Arias, who played the song for the judge, he met another musician by the name of Eduardo Edwin Bello Pou 8 years ago.

Arias allegedly showed Eduardo Loca con su Tiguera, which Eduardo apparently asked him to record.

Although Eduardo denies all these claims, the judge overseeing this was pretty set on his belief that the song had been copied from Arias:

"There is no dispute that Shakira's version of the song was based on Bello's version. Accordingly, I find that, since Bello had copied Arias, whoever wrote Shakira's version of the song also indirectly copied Arias."

Now, this case will move to trial to see whether damages are to be paid or not.

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