Kanye West Accused of Ripping Off 'Zelda' Theme Song
"Selah" sounds rather similar to "Gerudo Valley" from 'The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time'
People on Twitter have noted that West's track "Selah" sounds rather like Koji Kondo's The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time videogame soundtrack cut "Gerudo Valley."
Twitter user @everydaylouie's even mixed the two songs layered over top of each other to hammer the point home. Hear that below.
noticed something while listening to the new kanye album... pic.twitter.com/q1nRklkhf4— Louie Zong (@everydaylouie) October 25, 2019
Plenty of others have supported the theory, but they're too busy making jokes to be mad about it. See some of the reactions below.
No lie this Gerudo Valley mixdown slaps. pic.twitter.com/3n5zwSjKSN— Trowicia (@trowicia) October 26, 2019
My daughter is a walking Legend Of Zelda encyclopedia. I played this clip for her and simply asked for her to tell me what she hears. No other context. She answered excitedly: "That's the Gerudo Valley theme!" So yeah.— Rock N Roll Ronin (@TheeJesseHelton) October 26, 2019
bruh... when Ye said "I'm living in the future so the present is my past" OoT reference? 👀🤔 pic.twitter.com/KwyIaRkpuv— Diamond Adessa (@DiamondAdessa) October 27, 2019
in my humble opinion, gerudo valley should be embedded in the heart of every song in existence— Alice Liao (@aliceliaohere) October 25, 2019
Listen to both songs below to see if you can hear why people think the tracks sound alike.
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