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Here Are the Lyrics to 'Pray for Me' by Kendrick Lamar & The Weeknd

Kendrick Lamar & The Weeknd
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Kendrick Lamar joins The Weeknd on stage during the 'Legends of The Fall Tour' to perform 'Sidewalks' on April 29, 2017 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

Earlier this month, Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd dropped their track “Pray for Me” as part of the Black Panther soundtrack, which Lamar produced. The soundtrack also features tracks by SZA, James Blake and a laundry list of favorites.

The song features The Weeknd’s signature falsetto and a killer verse by Kendrick. Before you head to the theater to see Black Panther, check out the lyrics to “Pray for Me” below.

I'm always ready for a war again
Go down that road again
It's all the same
I'm always ready to take a life again
You know I'll ride again
It's all the same (ooh, ooh, ooh)
Tell me who's gon' save me from myself
When this life is all I know
Tell me who's gon' save me from this hell
Without you, I'm all alone

Who gon' pray for me?
Take my pain for me?
Save my soul for me?
'Cause I'm alone, you see
If I'm gon' die for you
If I'm gon' kill for you
Then I'll spill this blood for you, hey

I fight the world, I fight you, I fight myself
I fight God, just tell me how many burdens left
I fight pain and hurricanes, today I wept
I'm tryna fight back tears, flood on my doorsteps
Life a livin' hell, puddles of blood in the streets
Shooters on top of the building, government aiding relief
Earthquake, the body drop, the ground breaks
The poor one with smoke lungs and Scarface
Who need a hero? (hero)
You need a hero, look in the mirror, there go your hero
Who on the front lines at Ground Zero? (hero)
My heart don't skip a beat, even when hard times bumps the needle
Mass destruction and mass corruption
The souls are sufferin' men
Clutchin' on deaf ears again, rapture is comin'
It's all prophecy and if I gotta be sacrificed for the greater good, then that's what it gotta be

Who gon' pray for me?
Take my pain for me?
Save my soul for me?
'Cause I'm alone, you see
If I'm gon' die for you
If I'm gon' kill for you
Then I'll spill this blood for you, hey

Hey, hey
Hey, hey
Hey, hey
Hey, hey

Who gon' pray for me?
Take my pain for me?
Save my soul for me?
'Cause I'm alone, you see
If I'm gon' die for you
If I'm gon' kill for you
Then I'll spill this blood for you, hey

Just in case my faith go
I live by my own, no
I live by my own, no
I live by my own
Just in case my faith go
I live by my own, no
I live by my own, no
I live by my own
 

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Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

Written by: Abel Abraham Tesfaye, Adam King Feeney, Kendrick Lamara, Martin McKinney

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