Did Nicki Minaj Plagiarize Her Hit “Starships”?

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Producer Clive Tanaka has filed a lawsuit contesting that she did, in fact, rip this song’s instrumentation without crediting him. It sounds awfully similar, despite some tempo differences and, you know, lyrics. Listen to Nicki’s version after the jump.

What’s your take? Is Nicki’s version a bite or a fair interpretation and something new?
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