Playas gonna play / Haters gonna hate / That's the way it is / That's just how it's been
2006 — Rosilene Taylor, "Things Will Get Better", in A Sainted Sinner: Life Changes in Drastic Ways, AuthorHouse (2006), ISBN1425925758, page 64:
Like they say "Haters gonna hate"
But why should you care? They don't make up your fait[sic]
Let them say stuff about you
Pay no attention to things that aren't true
2012 — Eric Grzymkowski, A Year of Living Sinfully: A Self-Serving Guide to Doing Whatever the Hell You Want, Adams Media (2012), ISBN9781440512537, unnumbered page:
If anyone asks why you're wearing a bathrobe in public, just roll your eyes and keep on strutting. Haters gonna hate.
2012 — Vanessa Wieland, "Amanda Palmer: On the Art of Songwriting, Staying Busy, & Being Honest", in 2012 Songwriter's Market (ed. Adria Haley), Writer's Digest Books (2012), ISBN9781599632322, page 85:
[Amanda Palmer:] I think the key is to NOT defend yourself too much. Haters gonna hate, especially in the age of the Internet, where everyone can hide behind their walls and masks while spewing venom, truisms, and righteousness.
2012 — Nathaniel Smith, "Boogie Time!", The Spectrum, 14 February 2012:
So, I'm disappointed but not surprised, because ‘haters gonna hate.'
Getting feedback like that is part of the tech critic’s job. I’m sure drama critics, music critics and art critics get their share of joyous mail, too. “Haters gonna hate,” as my teenage son reminds me.
2014 Taylor Swift "Shake it Off" song from album "1989"
Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play
And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate
Baby, I'm just gonna shake, shake, shake, shake, shake