On Wednesday, the 63-year-old singer commented underneath the rapper’s Instagram publish, accusing him of utilizing her hit 1985 song “Into the Groove” with out permission.
“Read your messages [for] illegal usage of my song get into the groove!” she wrote, seemingly implying that the pop icon had already reached out to Lanez privately with no response.
All through the month, Lanez, 29, has been selling his new 80s-inspired album, Alone at Promenade, on social media.
The song Madonna is referring to is “Pluto’s Last Comet” from Lanez’s newest venture. The rapper hasn’t publicly responded to Madonna’s message.
Representatives for Madonna and Lanez didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.
Madonna’s allegations come as Lanez is already in the midst of authorized troubles as his trial continues for allegedly taking pictures Megan Thee Stallion in the foot after a celebration final summer time.
Lanez was charged in October 2020 with one felony rely every of assault with a semiautomatic firearm, private use of a firearm, and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a car. He pleaded not guilty to both charges in November 2020. He may face 22 years and eight months in jail if convicted of mentioned costs.