Where’s The Beef: Which Music Artists Have Had Controversies With Big Companies?

  • Frank Ocean

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  • Beastie Boys

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  • Mary J. Blige

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  • Eminem

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  • Madonna

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  • Thom Yorke

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  • Jay Z

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  • Pearl Jam

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  • Kanye West

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  • Demi Lovato

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If you want to be a big time musician, you’ll naturally have to acquaint yourself with businesspeople. And with all sorts of contracts flying around, not to mention having to being at odds with companies when it comes to promotional philosophies, something’s bound to go haywire. So which music stars have called out some of the biggest companies around?

We’ve heard about recent controversies involving Frank Ocean and the Beastie Boys, but plenty of other artists have made their concerns heard when it comes to the clash between creativity and corporate interests. Hop into our gallery to see who’s run afoul of major players in corporate America.

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