When the songs shuffle one after the other, there’s claim they sound just the same even after lyrics were changed “conceal the infringement.” The Weekend and Kendrick Lamar are being sued by rock band Yeasayer over the duo’s sing”Pray for me” which was used for the Black Panther soundtrack.
Yeasayers, from Brooklyn say the “Pray For Me” single sampled their 2007 single “ Sunrise” without permission. The bands says “Sunrise” was made with vocal details that can’t go unrecognized.
“a distinctive choral performance … comprised of male voices singing in their highest registers, with animated, pulsing vibrato, and developed via distinctive audio post-processing.”
The case pursuits to hold the two artists, along with the song’s producers, Doc McKinney and Frank Dukes, and record labels Top Dawg Entertainment, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records responsible for knowingly “extracted” their vocals and “modified them” a total of 8 times, before inserting it into “Pray for Me.”
The band is not convinced of there being any coincindink!
The band, Yeasayer are reaching for the song to stop sales and licensing, additional desired outcome in other words ‘How much Money’ is unknown.
Take a listen to the two songs below. Find any similarities?