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Sisters With Voices, aka SWV say they plan to use their famous Michael Jackson sample during an upcoming Verzuz lipsync battle with Xscape.

Tamara "Taj" Johnson (left) and Leanne "Lelee" Lyons (center) joined "TMZ Live" on Thursday and were asked if SWV will play their hit, "Right Here (Human Nature Remix)," when the R&B group battles Xscape on Saturday.

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TMZ suggested there would be "potential backlash" from the "cancel culture" if SWV played the song during the Verzuz.

Taj and Lelee see no issue with playing the sample. They say they didn't even pay Michael for the sample of his 1983 hit, "Human Nature," and they wouldn't be successful if not for Michael.

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The ladies say it's not their job to judge Michael by canceling his music.

SWV fans agree. One Twitter user wrote:

"The people with this alleged "potential backlash" won't even be tuned into the Verzuz so this will be a non issue."

Another user tweeted: "If they DIDN'T use the MJ sample there would be an even bigger blacklash!!!!"

And a third wrote: "People still trying to create anti MJ controversy in 2021?"
 

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