Kendrick Lamar accused of stealing artwork for 'All The Stars' video

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

Slated for a worldwide release on 16 February, Marvel's best bid as their next superhero blockbuster Black Panther starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan officially released their soundtrack album co-produced by The Top Dawg Entertainment and twelve times Grammy victor Kendrick Lamar. Viktor said to the Times.

"Black Panther" cast talk favorite music on set - Fela Kuti, Snoop Dogg, Young T.H.U.G., and more. So, when the video was released, she was surprised to see her gold patterned style closely duplicated in a 19-second scene.

According to a report from The New York Times, however, Viktor is claiming that her work was used without permission.

After dropping on February 9th, Black Panther: The Album has surpassed the popular soundtrack of The Greatest Showman to become the number one album on the music service.

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At the moment, Kendrick Lamar, Anthony Tiffith, Disney, and Dave Meyers have all declined the NYT's request for comment. And a story about the video on the website Okay Africa last week noted, "The work and influence of British-Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor can be clearly spotted".

Viktor added: "We walked away". Lamar's recently released official video of his hit single All The Stars feat SZA from the soundtrack album has garnered over 8.7 million views on YouTube in just 4 days. The album was released Friday, and features songs by an all-star lineup of hip-hop and R&B acts including Lamar, SZA, Future, the Weeknd and Travis Scott. She expressed that she was not seeking compensation as much as she was seeking acknowledgement.

"And at the same time they're stealing from African artists".

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