Kendrick Lamar To Produce And Curate The Soundtrack For The Upcoming Black Panther Film

2017 was a pretty massive year for Kendrick Lamar, with his album ‘DAMN.‘ receiving widespread critical acclaim all across, while simultaneously being loved by long time fans and new listeners alike. Now as we step into 2018, it has been announced that the ‘HUMBLE.’ hitmaker has been roped in to produce and curate the soundtrack for the upcoming Marvel film, ‘Black Panther‘.

Chosen for the project by the film’s director Ryan Coogler, Lamar will be joined by Top Dawg Entertainment CEO, Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith in curating the soundtrack. In a press release, Coogler says:

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 TDE have in store.

Kendrick further adds:

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.” Top Dawg commented, “Working on such a powerful movie is a great opportunity. We’re always working on new goals at TDE, so teaming up with Disney, Marvel Studios and the Black Panther film makes perfect sense.

Kendrick Lamar’s brand new collaboration with fellow TDE artist SZA, ‘All The Stars‘, will also be a part of the soundtrack, and you can stream it below.

H/T: Pitchfork