GRAMMY AWARD WINNER AND 2021 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARD NOMINEE H.E.R. RELEASES “FIGHT FOR YOU” FROM WARNER BROS. PICTURES’ ACCLAIMED FILM
JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH
JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH: THE INSPIRED ALBUM,
FEATURING SONGS FROM NAS, SiR, A$AP ROCKY, DOM KENNEDY, WHITE DAVE, AND MORE, OUT FEBRUARY 12 ON RCA RECORDS
“FIGHT FOR YOU” RECEIVES 2021 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARD NOMINATION FOR BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE[New York, NY – January, 2021] Today, two-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist H.E.R. releases “Fight For You” from Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming feature film Judas and the Black Messiah. The song was recently nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, the first for the 23-year-old wunderkind. Click here to listen.
Featured on New Music Daily on Apple Music and available at all digital service providers, “Fight For You” is also the first single from the Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album, which will include songs from Nas, SiR, A$AP Rocky, Dom Kennedy, White Dave and more. The album will available everywhere on February 12 via RCA Records.
Produced by Dernst “D’Mile” Emile II and H.E.R., “Fight For You” is reminiscent of the revolutionary sounds from the `60s and `70s, with poignant lyrics written by H.E.R., Dernst “D’Mile” Emile and Tiara Thomas, that are as relevant in today’s fight for social and racial justice.
All the Smoke in the air
Feel the hate when they stare
All the pain that we bare
Oh you Better beware
Their guns don’t play fair
All we got is a prayer
It was all in their plans
Wash the blood from your hands
Ahead of her Super Bowl LV performance this Sunday (2/7), H.E.R. returns to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert for a special television debut performance of “Fight For You” tonight (2/4) at 11:35pm ET on CBS.
“Fight For You” can be heard in the highly anticipated Warner Bros. motion picture Judas and the Black Messiah, which will be released in the U.S. in theaters and on HBO Max on February 12, 2021. Additional information about the Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album will be announced in the coming days.
ABOUT “JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH”
Inspired by true events, “Judas and the Black Messiah” was directed by Shaka King, who co-wrote the screenplay with Will Berson. Berson & King also co-wrote the story, with Kenny Lucas & Keith Lucas. Ryan Coogler and Charles D. King produced the film with Shaka King. The executive producers were Sev Ohanian, Zinzi Coogler, Kim Roth, Poppy Hanks, Ravi Mehta, Jeff Skoll, Anikah McLaren, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth, Ted Gidlow, and Niija Kuykendall.
The film stars Oscar nominee Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton in a performance recently nominated for a Golden Globe Award, and LaKeith Stanfield as William O’Neal, as well as Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders and Martin Sheen. The ensemble cast also includes Algee Smith, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Dominique Thorne, Amari Cheatom, Caleb Eberhardt and Lil Rel Howery.
Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with MACRO/Participant/BRON Creative, a MACRO Media/Proximity Production, a Film by Shaka King, “Judas and the Black Messiah.” The film will be released in the U.S. in theaters and on HBO Max on February 12, 2021, and available on HBO Max for 31 days from theatrical release. Internationally, it will be released in select theaters beginning February 12. It is distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures and has been rated R for violence and pervasive language. www.judasandtheblackmessiah.com
In a short period of time, H.E.R. has accrued nearly 6 billion combined audio and streams worldwide – and counting – of the breakthrough projects H.E.R. (RIAA-certified Platinum), I Used To Know Her, and hit singles including “Slide,” the powerful track and MTV Video Music Awards winning video “I Can’t Breathe” and her latest, “Damage.” Accumulating 13 Grammy nominations and 2 wins in just 3 years, H.E.R. has proven herself as an R&B force to be reckoned with. In 2019, the singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist won two Grammy Awards for Best R&B Album (H.E.R.) and Best R&B Performance (“Best Part” featuring Daniel Caesar) and a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, among additional awards and accolades. H.E.R. and producer partner Live Nation Urban introduced Lights On Festival, the first female owned and curated R&B festival in decades.
Listen to “Fight For You”