Lately we keep seeing how the Artificial intelligence it is evolving at breakneck speed and the fear that it will end up replacing people is a subject that worries more and more people. This is why there have already been several leaders of large technology companies, such as Elon Musk and Steve Wozniakwho talked about it and they have positioned themselves against it because they fear the effects it could have on society.
We recently saw how artificial intelligence started to affect artists when recreated Duki’s voice to find out what it would be like if the Argentinian had participated in songs by other artists.
The false collaboration between Drake and The Weeknd
Today, the victims of this controversial technological tool are Drake and The Weeknd. Last weekend, a supposed new song titled Have the heart on the hand which united Canadian artists Drake and The Weeknd.
But the reality is that this collaboration never really existed but was created thanks to artificial intelligence. The song is about other artists like Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber with phrases like “Came With My Ex Like Selena To Flex”, “Bumpin’ Justin Bieber The Fever Hasn’t Gone”. The track also mentions producer Metro Boomin, who has worked with The Weeknd and Drake on several occasions. “Metro made the beat so you know it’s gonna slam”says the song.
Listen to this AI-generated song featuring Drake & The Weeknd.
It’s going so hard.
It’s by “Ghostwriter977” on TikTok and it’s exploding on social media + streaming platforms.
UMG, which controls around 1/3 of the global music market, has already asked streaming platforms to ban… pic.twitter.com/roz2EfI48M
—Roberto Nickson (@rpnickson) April 16, 2023
The creator of all this was a TikTok user by the name of “ghostwriter977”, who made it clear that This is just the beginning and he does not intend to stop broadcasting his creation even if the platforms and record companies try to eliminate it.
Universal calls for a ban on AI
As soon as the topic went viral, Universal Music Groupone of the world’s largest music industry companies and Drake’s record company; asked streaming services to remove it. In addition, they also claimed the prohibition of the use of AI on these platforms in order to protect the rights of artists and prevent what just happened with Drake and The Weeknd from happening again.
“We have a moral and commercial responsibility to our artists to work to prevent unauthorized use of their music and prevent platforms from integrating content that violates the rights of artists and other creators”a spokesperson for the record company told the Financial Times.
It seems that artificial intelligence is developing at a rate that is very difficult to adapt to. And seeing the apparent ease with which one can play with the voices of the artists, There are those who clearly see the possibility of creating endless songs from their favorite singers at any time. And you do you think?
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