Right Said Fred accused Beyoncé of sampling “I’m Too Sexy” without permission.
Beyoncé’s team said RSF’s comments were “incredibly damaging.”
They revealed the group previously expressed their gratitude for the sampling earlier.
Beyoncé’s team said permission was granted, and payment was made months ago.
RSF was credited as a co-writer on “Alien Superstar.”
RSF said Beyoncé was too arrogant to ask for permission.
Drake and Taylor Swift sampled RSF’s song “I’m Too Sexy.”
Beyoncé was accused of sampling Kelis’ song without permission.
She took the sampled song off the album before the release date.