- Ice Cube has been critical of AI-generated music and the platforms that distribute it.
- The rapper called the AI-generated music demonic when he appeared on the podcast Full Send.
- Other musicians, including Drake, have also spoken out against the music.
In the midst of the recent content boom, Ice Cube is speaking out against AI-generated music.
The rapper, whose real name is O’Shea Jackson Sr., called the AI-generated music “diabolical” during his appearance on the show. Submit the entire podcast.
Of the rise of AI-generated music, he said, “I think AI is diabolical. AI will get backlash from real people.”
“I don’t want to hear AI Drake songs,” he continued. “He should sue the person who made it.”
The rapper suggested that he intends to sue both “people and platforms” that produced and distributed AI-generated music in his style. “Someone can’t take your original voice and manipulate it without paying for it,” he said.
Last month, a song made in the style of Drake and the Weeknd went viral. spark controversy Focusing on the ethics of content creation. Some musicians, including Drake, have spoken out against the practice, while others have suggested they are open to new technology.
Fans of Frank Ocean Recently deceived and shot According to Discord messages and forum posts investigated by Motherboard, there were thousands of “leaked tracks” that turned out to be AI-generated.
Earlier this month, Grimes Announced Elf.Tech, software that allows users to create music in her voice and style. The work can be released commercially as long as the artist splits the royalties of the master recording with the singer.
Some Big Record Labels And Streaming Platforms Already Show That It Works To eliminate AI-generated content, or at least protect artists from unwanted imitations, According to FT.
The FT also reported in a separate article Spotify this month removed thousands of songs generated using AI startup Boomy, which allows users to earn royalties from streaming.
Ice Cube did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment.