Kendrick Lamar to Produce & Curate ‘Black Panther’ Soundtrack + Releases New Song ‘All the Stars’ Featuring SZA
Looks like it’s going to be another good year for Kendrick Lamar. Pitchfork reveals that the Grammy-winning artist and Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith will curate and produce Black Panther: The Album, the soundtrack for Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther film.
The album will feature music from and inspired by the film, with Kendrick and SZA‘s All the Stars serving as the theme song. When asked why he chose Kendrick, director Ryan Coogler stated:
“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.”
“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.”
Black Panther will serve as the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will star Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa / Black Panther alongside Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis.
It is scheduled to be released on February 16, 2018.
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