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Did Ariana Grande Steal Her Hit Song?

by JT

Ariana Grande is just so cute, it's hard to believe that she would have stolen part of her hit song, "The Way". She, however is being sued for copyright infringement because of the phrase, "what we're goinna do right here is go back, way back, back into time." Apparently The Jimmy Castor Bunch, a disco group from the '70s had a huge hit with their song "Troglodyte," which included the spoken words.

Is this an "iconic" phrase that shouldn't be used without license? N.W.A. & Christina Aguilera have used the phrase in past songs with no problems. We're thinking someone's just desperate for money...check out both Ariana's song & The Jimmy Castor Bunch's song below.

"The Way," which spent 26 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart this year.

Ariana Grande - The Way

The Jimmy Castor Bunch - Troglodyte