Kendrick Lamar Sued for ‘Blacker the Berry’ Artwork

source: Vibe.com

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Kendrick Lamar is being sued for allegedly using the photograph to promote his single, “The Blacker the Berry” off his album To Pimp a Butterfly, without permission.

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Giordano Cipriani, a freelance photographer, named Kendrick, Top Dawg Entertainment, Interscope Records and Aftermath Entertainment in the suit, arguing that they used a photo from the photographer’s trip to Africa of 2011 of a women breastfeeding two children. Cipriani is requesting $150,000 every time the image was used (in addition to lawyer fees).