Saudi musician Mohammed Abdo threatened to sue Moroccan artist Basma Bousil because she re-performed his famous song “Places” without consulting him or obtaining his approval on the matter.
The Moroccan artist received a notice regarding her being sued by one of the artistic companies, because of the “cover” of the song “Places”, which she re-presented in her own way, as a dedication to her father’s spirit.
Basma Bousil shared with her fans on her Instagram account a post in which she complained about the injustice she was subjected to as a result of the “cover”, noting that there are parties that are fighting her technically, saying: “Even the cover of the places I used to make for my father said, ‘They want to sue me for it!’”
In her post, Bousil was surprised at the reason behind her being held accountable for “The Cover,” expressing her dissatisfaction with the step taken by the artistic company, which prompted her, as she put it, to delete the song from her official YouTube channel, and she continued: “I, myself, if I had artistic credit, would never I will frustrate any human being’s love that fulfills a need for me.”
The Moroccan artist had released “Places” last July, as an expression of her longing for her father, and “The Cover” received wide praise from her fans.