Kendrick Lamar Is Producing Black Panther: The Album & Just Dropped His First Song Featuring SZA — LISTEN!

Kendrick Lamar

Wowow.

Kendrick Lamar is not only producing the soundtrack for Marvel‘s upcoming Black Panther film — he also just dropped the first song from Black Panther: The Album featuring SZA called All The Stars!

The 30-year-old artist will team up with Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith to curate and produce the tracks that will be featured in the movie out in theaters February 16. The soundtrack will be released February 9.

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Director Ryan Coogler said in a press release:

“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.”

The DNA. rapper 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 concluded:

“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.”

Sounds like a seamless collaborative effort!

BUT WAIT — there’s more.

Listen to the first track released on Thursday (below)!!

We’re so excited to hear the rest!

[Image via Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.]

Jan 4, 2018 2:01pm PDT

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