Kendrick Lamar recently teased his involvement with the upcoming soundtrack to Marvel’s Black Panther during a moment in his new “LOVE.” video. And today it’s been revealed that Lamar and Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith are curating and producing the soundtrack. The album will feature music featured in and inspired by the film, including the newly released single, “All the Stars,” a collaboration between Lamar and SZA.
Director Ryan Coogler chose Kendrick Lamar for the project, stating 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.”
Lamar adds, “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.”
The full tracklist hasn’t yet been revealed, but the soundtrack is out February 9. Listen to “All the Stars” below.
Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.” was our number one song of 2017.