Kendrick Lamar Hints at His Music Being on ‘Black Panther’ Soundtrack
Kendrick Lamar recently dropped his new video for "LOVE." off his latest album DAMN., and it appears the visual might contain an easter egg about upcoming material appearing on the Black Panther soundtrack.
K. Dot's new visual, directed by Dave Meyers and the Little Homies, showcases the realness of a relationship, as Kenny and his lady experience the ups and downs of being in love. Randomly, at the 1:55 mark, a clapperboard appears on the screen that reads: "B. Panther Soundtrack Coming Soon," followed by the rapper standing in a empty room looking at the camera seemingly waiting for direction.
Black Panther director Ryan Coogler and actor Chadwick Boseman have praised Kendrick's lyrics in the past, bigging up the song "DNA." last year at San Diego Comic-Con as an ideal track for the high-powered movie's score. "The lyrics are amazing, a lot of Kendrick's are," said Coogler. "It's actually oddly literal for our trailer's purposes, and I think a lot of the cultural things we're dealing with in Wakanda are in the zeitgeist in the African American community."
The film, Black Panther, hits theaters in February 2018.
The new year is already setting up to be big for the Compton rapper. Earlier this week, it was announced that he will be performing at the College Football Playoffs 2018 National Championship game. He has also been nominated for multiple Grammy awards at the 2018 ceremony.
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