After the release of Kesha's new heartbreaking music video for her single "Praying," fans are getting pumped for her upcoming album, Rainbow.
This is Kesha's first single and music video in nearly four years, and it's following an intense legal battle with her former producer, Dr. Luke, who she accused of sexually abusing her.
The claims were dismissed by a New York judge in April 2016, leading thousands of people — celebrities included — to speak out in support of Kesha. Her heartbreaking case is just further proof that women still have a long way to go in the struggle to send their abusers to prison.
Kesha wrote a piece in Lena Dunham's Lenny Letter, published today, explaining what motivated "Praying." She said,
Check out the video here.
In the powerfully emotional video, she starts off by saying,
The second verse of the song says,
The heartbreaking song has fans pumped for her new album, Rainbow, set to release August 11. They've been tweeting their support for the singer ever since the song's release.
In the song, Kesha says she's been through hell, but has been able to find strength she never knew she had. I hope that's true.
Welcome back, Kesha.