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Should Clarence Peters be “Sorry?” Director Accused of Ripping Justin Bieber’s Video!


Flavour retained the services of well known music video director Clarence Peters to shoot his music video ‘Dance.’ The video was released in April 2016. However, the video is fast gaining attention for the wrong reason, plagiarism. Peters has been accused of ripping Justin Bieber’s ‘Sorry’ video for  his final work in ‘Dance.’

As long time readers of this blog know, this is is not the first time we have heard  this kind of accusation. We saw such accusation with videos Peters shot for Ice Prince and Tiwa Savage (Eminado). Now we are here again. Take a look. Do you agree? Did Clarence Peters rip off Justin Bieber’s video? Should he be “sorry?”

Justin Bieber – Sorry

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AML Archived Clarence Peters Plagiarism Cases

  1. Is Clarence Peters a Creative Thief? Accused of Stealing Slaughter House and Tumi Molekane’s Concepts for ICE PRINCE and TIWA Savage Videos.
  2. Copyright Infringement? Clarence Peters Accused of Stealing ‘Eminado’ Video Concept he Directed for Tiwa Savage

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AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law blog and podcast show by Fashion and Entertainment Lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok empowering the African artist and Africa's rapidly evolving entertainment industry through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.

Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Ms. Uduak is also a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her law firm’s intellectual property law, media, business, fashion, and entertainment law practice areas. She has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts and handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients in the USA, Africa, and Asia.

Her work and contributions to the creative industry have been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, The American University School of Law and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA including ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the prestigious Academy of Arts University in San Francisco.
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