Kendrick Lamar was earlier confirmed as producer for the upcoming ‘Black Panther’ movie soundtrack.
The rap star is excited to work with Marvel Studios and filmmaker Ryan Coogler on the project, which will see them create a collection of original songs specifically for the superhero film. In a statement, he said: “Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther’ is amazing, from its cast to its director. The magnitude of this film showcases a great marriage of art and culture. I’m truly honored to contribute my knowledge of producing sound and writing music alongside Ryan and Marvel’s vision.”
Coogler added that Lamar has been “so inspirational” when they’ve been working together on the soundtrack, and he thinks the fans are going to love it too.
He added: “I am honored to be working with such an incredible artist whose work has been so inspirational, and whose artistic themes align with those we explore in the film. I can’t wait for the world to hear what Kendrick and [Top Dawg Entertainment] have in store.” Lamar is also set to work on afew other tracks for the action movie ahead of its 2018 release.
The upcoming blockbuster will star Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa’s titular alter ego, with Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o amongst the stellar cast.
Lamar also known as K-Dot, joined forces with alternative R&B SZA for the soundtrack. The track released on the 4th of January has received rave reviews so far.
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