Kendrick Lamar heads to films with ‘Black Panther’

12 January 2018

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High-flying rapper Kendrick Lamar is making his first soundtrack as he released a song Thursday with singer SZA for the upcoming superhero film Black Panther.

Lamar, whose socially conscious and often experimental hip-hop has won him wide critical praise, will produce the soundtrack for the movie, which comes out on February 16.

He and hip-hop executive Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith will record and select tracks for Black Panther, a film adaptation of Marvel Comics’ breakthrough black superhero story about a king of a fictional African nation.

“The magnitude of this film showcases a great marriage of art and culture,” Lamar said in a statement. Read the full article on Gulf News here