Sunday, February 4, 2018

Black Panther: Most Anticipated Movie & Soundtrack of 2018

Do you even realize how CLOSE it is to the premiere of what is looking to be the highest grossing movie of 2018?!?

Black Panther has been one of the most awaited Marvel characters to have its own movie since Marvel began creating character movies. If ANY character has had a high demand rating, it's Black Panther.

I just want you to look at these cool ass pictures for the movie!! These photos are freaking AMAZE-BALLS!!! Right? Yeah, you agree! Now, read on to get the scoop on the latest everything Black Panther soundtrack, how you can pre-order & how to get your movie tickets before they sell out!

 Making his big screen debut in the iconic Captain America: Civil War movie, Marvel geeks demanded a Black Panther movie. Well, the time is near...we've gotten what we wished for!! 

Herein I'll be going through the lead characters briefly, and everything will lead up to the legendary Black Panther soundtrack. Produced by Kendrick Lamar, this soundtrack is more than likely going to be the greatest of 2018. I seriously do not know another movie coming out this year that has a soundtrack THIS talked about. Every blog. Every radio show. Everyone is talking about this album release on the 9th. Are you?

Get your fix below.

Back to the heartbeat of the Civil War, Captain America set his focus on trying to clear the name of his best friend, Bucky Barnes, who was framed for the killing of T’Challa’s father in an explosion that he had no recollection.

Bucky was framed by Dr. Zemo, which the movie later revealed was the real culprit behind the death of T’Challa’s father. T’Challa stopped Zemo from killing himself after claiming he won’t allow himself to be consumed by vengeance anymore.

Fast forward to the Black Panther movie breakdown: the death of a king leads to the rise of a rivalry as T’Challa must prove throughout the movie that he is worthy of the position. With foes like Killmonger & others, the fight scenes are bound to be unbelievable!

Set in Wakanda, the home of Black Panther & the most powerful resource in the world: vibranium, this movie features an all black lead cast & director, Ryan Coogler.

The characters! This has got to be the BEST casting of characters since... forever.

It's Chad Boseman...the man behind the mask: Black Panther, himself.
You have the step mother, Ramonda played by Angela Bassett.

Then there’s Black Panther’s sister, Shuri, being played by Letitia Wright (left) & his love interest, Nakia, being played by Lupita Nyong’o (right).

Below there’s Danai Gurira as Okoye, which is the leader of Dora Milaje, which is a group of all female badass warriors that defend the kingdom.
And you can’t forget Zuri, which is cast as T’Challa’s advisor & played by the iconic Forest Whitaker.
You then have the rival, Erik Killmonger played by Michael B. Jordan.

Then there’s M’Baku being played by Winston Duke (left).

And W'Kabi played by Daniel Kaluuya (right), whom you may remember from the creepy Get Out movie.

Lastly, you have Ulysses Klaue, played by Andy Serkis (left); and don’t leave out Ross’ character played by Martin Freeman (right).

 Bottom line,
this is going to be a trailblazer for the Marvel universe as they progress into the upcoming Avengers movie, Infinity War, which debuts in a few months.

this movie is going to be epic.

(All photos are property of Marvel Studios & utilized for promotional use only.)

Alright, you have the background to the movie....but let me break down this album though!!!

Kendrick Lamar & Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) team up to produce the hottest album to date. With Kendrick putting 5 new songs out for this album, he teams up with artists like Schoolboy Q, Sza, Ab-Soul, Travis Scott, Jay Rock, Future, Swae Lee, The Weeknd & others. With some of the hottest collaborations & solos the industry has heard, everyone is anticipating its release on the 9th, just one week before the public release of Black Panther.

Track List: 
Black Panther ~~ Kendrick Lamar

All the Stars ~~ Kendrick Lamar + Sza

X ~~ Schoolboy Q + 2 Chainz + Saudi

The Ways ~~ Khalid + Swae Lee

Opps ~~ Vince Staples + Yugen Blakrok

I Am ~~ Jorja Smith

Paramedic! ~~ SOB x RBE

Bloody Waters ~~ Ab-Soul + Anderson .Paak + James Blake

King's Dead ~~ Kendrick Lamar + Jay Rock + Future + James Blake

Redemption Interlude

~~ Zacari + Babes Wodumo

Seasons ~~ Mozzy + Sjava + Reason

Big Shot ~~ Kendrick Lamar + Travis Scott

Pray For Me ~~ The Weeknd + Kendrick Lamar

Some of these artists, I won't lie, I had to Google. But for the rest of them, such as Ab-Soul, Schoolboy Q, The Weeknd, Zacari, and others...I'm curious to see what they'll come up with and how these songs are going to be played throughout the movie.

Although this album doesn't release until February the 9th, it's already looking like a must-buy. And you can go ahead and have yours pre-ordered either through iTunes or Amazon.

The three singles below from the Black Panther album should hold you over until the official unveiling. You can view their audio videos below:
All the Stars

King's Dead 

Pray for Me

Did you know this album is ALREADY #1 and it hasn't even been completely released yet? That is insane! I don't know another soundtrack that has had THIS MUCH hype. It's almost unreal.

Nonetheless, you didn't think I was going to leave you without the trailer to the most anticipated movie of the year did you? I'm pretty sure we've all seen them...but the trailers are so dope that you could compile them all to make your own mini version of the movie until it actually releases on the 16th!
No...but probably could!
Well, here's to Black Panther having the coolest trailers since the beginning of the Fast & the Furious franchise...

Be sure to grab those tickets before they sell out.
Go HERE & when you purchase your ticket you get a FREE POSTER!!
Who doesn't like free stuff?
As always, I hope you enjoyed the post. I enjoyed writing it. Now, there's 2 very important things you need to right now:
Pre-Order your soundtrack
Get your movie tickets

Don't be left out when they've sold out.

The movie releases February 16th & the album releases February 9th.
Let me know in the comments which song you can't wait to hear in the movie. And come back once you've seen the movie, and let me know what you thought about it.

Until next time...

Rachel Marie
You can find more by this writer on Facebook @Rachel Marie, the Writer@The Underground Artistry.

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