Published Jan 04, 2018Kendrick Lamar has revealed that he served as the producer on the upcoming soundtrack for Marvel's Black Panther film.
He previously hinted at his involvement in the project in his recent video for "LOVE.," which shows a director's clapboard with the movie's title. See the proof at the 1:55 mark here.
The forthcoming film is directed by Ryan Coogler and stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong'o, Angela Bassett, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya and Forest Whitaker.
Lamar produced and curated the soundtrack along with his Top Dawg Entertainment label boss Anthony Tiffith, and the first single off the record ropes in fellow TDE artist SZA. Lamar and SZA have teamed up on a new cut called "All the Stars," which you can stream down below.
"Marvel Studios' Black Panther is amazing, from its cast to its director," Lamar said in a press statement. "The magnitude of this film showcases a great marriage of art and culture. I'm truly honoured to contribute my knowledge of producing sound and writing music alongside Ryan and Marvel's vision."
Black Panther: The Album arrives on February 9, and is available for pre-order via Umusic. The film itself hits theatres on February 16. Listen to "All the Stars" below.
Pick up Lamar's 2017 album, DAMN., via Umusic.