“Ugh..recycling old art for a younger generation doesn’t make you an artist. It makes you an art teacher,” the Maroon 5 frontman tweeted on Friday, Sept. 20.
Levine, 34, added, “I unabashedly love writing and performing pop music for both myself AND everyone around me. That’s It. It doesn’t need any extra sauce.”
Though the Voice coach didn’t mention Gaga directly, the 27-year-old pop star believed the tweets were directed at her—as did many of the musicians’ fans. “uh oh guys the art police is here,” Gaga tweeted on Saturday, Sept. 21.