"Pride" (stylized as "PRIDE.") is a song by American rapper Kendrick Lamar, taken from his fourth studio album Damn, released on April 14, 2017. The seventh track on the album, the song was written by Lamar, Steve Lacy, Anna Wise, and Anthony Tiffith, and produced by Lacy and Tiffith, with additional production by Bēkon.
The song features background vocals from producer Steve Lacy and singer Anna Wise, whose previous collaboration with Lamar on "These Walls" won her a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.
The song features songwriting collaborations from American singer Anna Wise who, prior to her work on "Pride", won the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2016 with Lamar for his song "These Walls", from his third studio album To Pimp a Butterfly.
According to producer Steve Lacy, he created the beat for "Pride" on his iPhone. Lacy also said that before the song's release, it was originally called "Wasn't There" before being renamed to "Pride".
The song has a tempo of 139 BPM and is in the key of A major.
In a mixed review, Maeve McDermott of USA Today said the song was not that memorable, but its enjoyable mix of influences make it worth listening to. File Hashes