Unraveling the Kanye West and Ozzy Osbourne Sampling Situation and Their Relationship

Published 02/10/2024, 11:02 AM EST

Kanye West has stirred the pot as one of the industry’s most divisive figures. Love him or loathe him, his name is a thunderbolt, commanding attention on the celebrity stage. With a penchant for controversy, Ye did not shy away from squabbles; he had defended his turf when under fire or set his sights on fellow stars seemingly out of the blue. From locking horns with Taylor Swift, Pete Davidson, and Drake to taking on Kris Jenner, the rapper’s laundry list of beefs could fill volumes.

Yet, the juiciest chapter in his drama-filled saga unfolded with none other than the legendary Ozzy Osbourne. His clash with Osbourne took center stage, unraveling like a rock ‘n’ roll epic.

Ozzy Osbourne v. Kanye West

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Ozzy Osbourne did not just throw shade at Ye; he unleashed a verbal thunderstorm. He accused Ye of pilfering a Black Sabbath sample for his album ‘Vultures’ without a golden ticket of permission. The rock maestro, backed by his partner-in-crime Sharon, did not beat around the bush. They alleged that Ye got the red light due to whispers of antisemitism. Sharon, labeling Ye as someone who “stirred the wrong cauldron,” spilled the beans about slapping a cease and desisted on the rapper.

The Osbournes, repulsed by what they deemed disrespectful behavior with a side of antisemitic vibes, declared a musical divorce with Ye, even if it meant waltzing into a courtroom showdown. In a counterattack to the Osbournes’ lyrical assault, Ye took to Instagram, sharing a screen grab that hinted at someone else possibly pulling the strings on Osbourne’s account. The growing feud turned into a musical jousting arena with accusations and showdowns galore between two legends of the music world.

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In the wake of the recent showdown, the spotlight turns to a previously buried chapter. Contrary to being a mere beef, it appears to be a costume caper executed by the Osbournes.

The Osbournes’ unearthed antics

Ye and Bianca Censori, notorious for their eye-catching attire, set tongues wagging across Europe during their summer escapade with a series of eccentric outfits that raised more than a few eyebrows. Their fashion choices earned them the label of being highly controversial, especially among the discerning Italian locals. However, months later, rock legend Ozzy Osbourne and his wife, Sharon, decided to play copycat for Halloween, donning the peculiar ensembles that had previously caused a commotion on the European streets.

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Ozzy, channeling his inner Ye, replicated the infamous boat incident in Venice that led to a lifetime ban for West and Censori. Meanwhile, his wife pulled a Bianca Censori sheer look with a giant purple pillow covering her chest. The Osbournes cheekily embraced the controversy, recreating the duo’s unconventional fashion statements. This showcased that imitation is indeed the sincerest form of flattery—even for legendary rockstars.

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Do you have any more information on the past history of West and Osbourne? Let us know in the comments below.

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Riva Khan

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Riva Khan is an entertainment reporter at NetflixJunkie. Given her love for the language and writing, she has honed her narrative skills from a young age. She loves her latest tea in Hollywood and keeps an eye on the news.

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