Kendrick Lamar and SZA are facing a court case of their 'All The Stars' video.
The track is one of the standouts on the Black Panther soundtrack, and it's accompanied by a lavish video.
Soon after the clip went live British-Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor published claims that the shoot plagiarised her artworks.
Now TMZ reports that the case will reach the courts. Viktor claims her works Constellations I, Constellations II and Constellations III are present in the video, and calls their unauthorised use “both an egregious violation of federal law and an affront to the artist, her livelihood, her legacy and to artists everywhere.”
The artist claims the video lifts the “unique look and feel” of her work, while also using “stylized motifs of mythical animals, gilded geometric forms on a black background, and distinctively textured areas and patterns.”
Lina Iris Viktor intends to sue for damages, as well as an injunction preventing her work from being used to promote the Black Panther soundtrack.
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