The Sequence, one of the first all-girl rap groups, claims that Mars stole their 1979 hit, “Funk You Up” as the inspiration for his and Ronson’s song. There’s rumblings of a lawsuit, according to TMZ.
The group’s rep, Kali Bowyer, claims the hook to both songs are the same, and there are other similarities as well. Check out the 2 songs … you be the judge.
The timing may be more than coincidental … Mars and Ronson just won the Grammy for Record of the Year.