Grammy winner Kendrick Lamar has dropped a short film for his song “We Cry Together.”
The song and film tackles domestic violence and stars Taylour Paige and Lamar. Running nearly six minutes, “We Cry Together” focuses on an emotionally abusive relationship and the cyclical presence of trauma. The song is from his latest album Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers.
Being that the film was screened in Los Angeles Theater, an iconic performing arts theater, in June, it’s eligible to be nominated for Best Live-Action Short at the Academy Awards. See the short film below, which is graphic:
Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, making it the Compton rapper’s fourth No. 1 album. The album also received the most first-day streams on Apple Music in 2022.