The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar – Pray For Me [MP3 Download]
The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar song, Pray For Me has been hit with a suit. The song which is part of the soundtrack for the hit novie Black Panther released in 2018. The lawsuit was filed in federal court against Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd over copyright infringement.
The lawsuit comes from a band known as Yeasayer which claims that Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd’s song took lyrics from the band’s 2007 song, Sunrise. According to the lawsuit, Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd extracted and used the band’s vocal performances for Pray for Me.
The band is seeking unspecific damages Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd for the Black Panther song. The band is also asking for an injunction to stop the sales of the song. Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd have yet to comment on the lawsuit.
Listen to both songs below.