Kendrick Lamar to produce Black Panther: The Album
KENDRICK LAMAR, ANTHONY “TOP DAWG” TIFFITH AND TOP DAWG ENTERTAINMENT TO PRODUCE BLACK PANTHER: THE ALBUM
Grammy Award-winning artist Kendrick Lamar and label mate SZA have released the lead single from the soundtrack for Black Panther titled All The Stars – listen to the single below!
The soundtrack will be a joint collaboration between musicians Kendrick Lamar and Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith (who will also curate and produce the album) with Black Panther director Ryan Coogler, in the creation of music specific to the needs of the film. This will be the first time in MCU history that Marvel will integrate multiple original recordings created specifically for the film.
“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,” said Coogler, who hand-picked Lamar for this first film music collaboration.”
Lamar added, “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 added, “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.”
Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” hits U.S. theaters on February 16, 2018.