Yeasayer has sued Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd for the single from the Black Panther soundtrack “Pray For Me,” as TMZ reports that Lamar, The Weeknd and their creative teams have allegedly raised a “distinctive choral performance” of the song by Yeasayer of 2007 “Sunrise”.
He retouched it and then turned it into a “material and substantial portion” of his hit 2018 single, according to the court with documents filed on February 24, the band says abruptly that the demand that the song violates his song “ Sunrise ”from“ The Hour Cymbals ”.
The lawsuit states that Lamar and The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, modified the recording with “intention to hide the infraction” and used it at least eight times in “Pray for Me”.
The allegedly copied fragment is described as “composed of male voices that sing in their highest registers, with lively and pulsating vibrato.”
Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd are famous in the genre of HipHop, Rap and Pop, and have always made very good quality music.