Donny “Dizzy” Flores, CEO of We Good LLC, an A&R services company, has fought over Jamaican singer Shenseea on Instagram, saying producer Dr. Luke doesn’t want her on a song that was to appear on Anitta’s new release. Version of me (deluxe).
However, Dizzy’s outburst is described as “unprofessional and corny” by rapper-producer LunchMoney Lewis, one of the writers of the shelved track.
In the since-edited Instagram post, Dizzy apologized to disappointed fans and called out Dr. Luke and his publishing company Prescription Songs for “not wanting” Shenseea on the song with the famous Brazilian singer.
“Sorry @shenseea fans she wasn’t on the album, @thedoctorluke @rxsongs didn’t want her on the song,” Dizzy wrote earlier today.
Dr Luke, who has been embroiled in an infamous legal battle with singer Kesha over sexual assault allegations, has dozens of hit songs to his credit, including Doja Cat’s say like this, Dua Lipa Don’t start nowBrown 5’s Moves like JaggerThe weekend starboyLizzo’s Juiceand more recently Nicki Minaj Super weird girl.
In his Instagram post, Dizzy praised Anitta and her manager Brandon Silverstein, CEO of S10 Entertainment – which Shenseea recently signed a publishing deal – for opting to drop the song entirely from the deluxe album, instead. than to replace Shenseea on the track.
He also hinted that the song or another collaboration between the two singers could still happen.
“Thanks to a real @anitta and @brandonsilv who decided to completely remove the song instead of replacing it. @shenseea X @anitta is coming soon though. God is good. We are good,” Dizzy added.
However, rapper-producer LunchMoney Lewis – who identified himself as a writer on the Shenseea/Anitta collaboration – disapproved of Dizzy’s statements on the ‘Gram, and described them as “unprofessional and corny”.
“I’m on the song and that’s not why it didn’t come out…let’s be pro,” wrote Lewis, who is also credited to Nicki Minaj. super weird girl, which just debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Dizzy, who also represents Rvssian and DJ Snake, replied, “@lunchiebaby You have nothing to do with it bro, it’s all love to you. Enjoy your first congratulations number one, we know well what he did, everything is fine Just the fire we needed, God is good.
Lewis continued to express his feelings about it. “@dizzycleanface I’m the songwriter. It’s very unprofessional and corny,” he previously said, adding “🧢🧢🧢🧢🧢🧢🧢🧢” emoticons.
Dr. Luke and Shenseea’s team has a story.
The producer, whose real name is Lukasz Sebastian Gottwald, was credited on Shenseea’s UK that collaboration with rapper 21 Savage, who appeared on his debut album, Alpha, earlier this year.
During a virtual session with his Shenyengz in June, a fan asked why UK that was apparently prioritized to receive a music video, above all other tracks on the album. “It was not my decision. That’s why,” Shenseea replied.
“Like I said, the way this album came out, the majority of the bullshit that I personally didn’t want happened. That’s why I said it was such a turnoff for me.
Anitta’s Versions of Me (Deluxe)which was released today (August 26) contains the original 15 tracks from the versions of me studio album, plus five new tracks with star collaborations including Missy Elliott, Maluma, A$AP Ferg, Nicky Jam, HARV, L7NNON, Maffio, MC Pedrinho, Pedro Sampaio and Dadju.