Unlike Kelis, Kevin Aviance is happy that Beyoncé sampled him

Not everyone is outraged that Beyoncé sampled them on her piping hot new album.

Kelis raged on social media about being taken aback when she found out that the superstar sampled her “Get Along With You” on her critically acclaimed new album “Renaissance”.

But underground drag queen and musician Kevin Aviance was “overwhelmed” with joy when he learned that Queen Bey had sampled his 1996 song “C**ty” on the album “Pure/Honey”.

“I feel like someone heard me. I am justified. She gets it. I’m just so honored and overwhelmed,” he told Vidak For Congress.

Aviance told us that Beyoncé and her team had not warned him that his voice would be used. “I heard it and I thought ‘Wow!’ The song is alive and that’s all I ever wanted it to do,” he said.

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Beyoncé sampled Aviance’s 1996 song “C-nty” on “Pure/Honey.”
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Aviance said he first heard the X-rated phrase in the title of his song from queer kids hanging out at Chelsea Piers and describes it as not contempt, but “more of…an anointing from God.”

‘You are the prettiest. You are together. You are protected and no one can come for you,” he said.

And yes! [Beyoncé] is very c**ty,” he added.

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She also gets a sample from TS Madison on her song ‘Cozy’.
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Aviance wasn’t the only artist excited to be a part of the project. TS Madison appears to have gotten the heads up — and the money — that her voice would be used on Beyonce’s black empowerment anthem “Cozy.”

“This was a secret I had to keep for a long time,” Madison admitted in an Instagram post on Friday.

“Thank you @beyonce for understanding culture and knowing my staple and place in the community… Thank you for polishing my iconic status in the world and for treating your business professionally and getting [sic] this bag,” she wrote.

Singer Kelis accused the “Break My Soul” singer of “theft” for sampling her.
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“Milkshake” singer Kelis accused the singer of “theft” for sampling her 1999 song “Get Along With You”.

“People in this business have no soul or integrity and they have fooled everyone,” she said furiously.

But Aviance is just happy to be dancing again after “going through hell with all this COVID stuff.”

“We need this energy, especially in the black and brown gay community and all the ballroom kids. Beyonce is [honoring] the black gay community and it’s beautiful,” he said.

Snap for the kids. Snap for the kids three times!

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