Following in the footsteps of its film, Black Panther: The Album has achieved near universal acclaim.
The film currently has a 98% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and the notices for the album are almost as high. With over 400 reviews submitted, Black Panther: The Album currently sits with a 4.5/5 rating on iTunes. In addition, highly regarded outlets like Vulture, AV Club, The Guardian, and USA Today have praised the album, stating that it is full of potential big radio hits.
Black Panther: The Album is headlined by Kendrick Lamar and also features music from The Weeknd, SZA, Schoolboy Q, 2 Chainz, Travis Scott, SOB X RBE, Vince Staples and Jay Rock. It is currently on sale now and based on these reviews, it’s a must-cop.
Here is a plot synopsis for the film:
“Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.
Directed by Ryan Coogler, the film stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Sterling K. Brown, Andy Serkis and John Kani.
Black Panther is set to be released on February 16, 2018.