Lorde is looking out Kanye West and Kid Cudi for allegedly stealing her stage design throughout their Camp Flog Gnaw efficiency over the weekend. In a put up on her social media web page, Lorde factors out their use a floating glass cage and compares it to an especially related setup she used when acting at Coachella 2017.
“I’m proud the work I do and it’s flattering when different artists really feel impressed by it, to the extent that they select to strive it on themselves. But don’t steal — not from ladies or anybody else — not in 2018 or ever,” she writes.
It’s true. It appears like Kids See Ghosts have been instantly impressed by Lorde’s stage design — and imitation is the perfect kind flattery, like she says, proper? But, this may very well be deeper than simply style. The stage Lorde factors to was created by a designer by the title ES Devlin, who has additionally labored with Kanye West previously. However, in accordance with , Devlin wasn’t concerned with the making the stage for Kids See Ghosts, in order that’s extra a coincidence.
The proprietor the newer set made by Trask House, John McGuire, says Lorde “wasn’t the primary particular person to make use of a floating glass field, she gained’t be the final. She doesn’t personal it, her designer didn’t invent it.” Also true.
What do you assume? Is this stealing, or coincidence, or are Kanye and Cudi simply borrowing inspiration?
Kids See Ghosts 2018 Stage Design
Lorde 2017 Stage Design