Beyoncé and Jay-Z sued over their song ‘Black Effect’

Beyoncé and Jay-Z have found themselves in a legal situation. The Hollywood power couple and musicians are facing a lawsuit from a Jamaican artist claiming she didn't receive credit for her contribution to Black Effect. In court documents obtained by E! News, Dr Lenora Antoinette Stines is suing the couple for copyright infringement, right of publicity and unjust enrichment. Dr Stines claims in that she supplied dancers for a video meant to promote the duo’s album and tour. She also alleged the couple wanted to record her views on love that would be used in the video for promotional purposes only. According to the artist, Beyoncé and Jay-Z's project was released and featured "the unauthorised exploitation of her vocals on the song. E! News has reached out to their reps for comment. They have not yet filed a response in court. Black Effect is featured on the couple's joint album titled Everything Is Love, which was released in June 2018. The plaintiff is seeking damages, legal fees, a portion of the publishing rights and a writer's credit for the single.