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Babes Wodumo, The Weeknd, Sjava and More Appear on Kendrick Lamar-Produced 'Black Panther' Soundtrack

February can't get here soon enough.

'Black Panther' hits theaters in just a couple weeks, and we seriously cannot wait. But, before then, we have the Kendrick Lamar and TDE-produced soundtrack to look forward to.

The multiple grammy-winning rapper shared the cover art and 14-song tracklist for the project on Wednesday, and it's filled with features from some of our favorite artists.

South African artist Babes Wodumo appears on the track "Redemption" along with frequent Kendrick Lamar collaborator Zacari. South African soul singer Sjava will also appear on the album as well as Yugen Blakrok and Saudi.

The album also features The Weeknd, Sza, Travis Scott, Future, James Blake, 2 Chainz, Jorja Smith and other big name artists, including TDE label mates Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q.

To put it quite simply, the tracklist is fire, and it's pretty cool to see that artists from the continent are well represented.

Kendrick Lamar released the soundtrack's lead single "All the Stars" earlier this month. Hear it below.

Black Panther the Album drops on February 9, just a week before the film's release. This is about to be the best Black History Month ever!

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15 South African Artists to Watch in 2019

Featuring Manu WolrdStar, Ranks, Dee Koala, Touchline, Sibu Nzuza and more.

Every year a wave of artists breaks in South Africa.

Last year saw young artists such as Mlindo The Vocalist, Muzi, Una Rams, Shekhinah, Sho Madjozi, KLY, Zoocci Coke Dope, Flame, J Molley, Rowlene and a whole lot more become household names and internet sensations. They released projects that shaped the country's musical landscape—a lot of them were on our list of 20 artists who could fuck up the game in 2018.

Alongside the aforementioned artists, there were just as many who were bubbling under, releasing singles that caught the attention of many fans. In 2019, these artists stand a great chance of expanding further and reaching more ears than they did last year.

From Manu WorldStar's lovely pop, to Ranks' version of ATM (African trap music), the refreshing Xhosa rap of Dee Koala, the street raps of Touchline, among others, we bring you a list of South African artists to keep an eye out for in 2019.

*The list is in no particular order.

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Netflix Has Picked Up an Animated Musical Inspired by Shona Mythology

"Tunga" is the brainchild of Zimbabwean-born screenwriter Godwin Jabangwe.

The latest African story to become a Netflix original will be an animated, family-friendly musical based on Zimbabwean culture, Deadline reports. The streaming service won a four-way bidding battle for Tunga, created by Zimbabwean-born screenwriter and newcomer to the film industry Godwin Jabangwe.

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Burna Boy Teams Up With Oritse Femi & Konshens on New Track 'Play Am'

Nigeria meets Jamaica on the Young D-produced dancehall-infused jam.

Fresh off his massive collaboration with Zlatan on "Killin' Dem," Burna Boy is back with another one.

The artist teams up with fellow Nigerian artist Oritse Femi and Jamaican artist Konshens for the dancehall-infused track "Play Am."

The song opens with a memorable verse from Konshens before both Oritse Femi and Burna join in, making for a unique fusion of Yoruba, Patois and Pidgin over the track's vibrant, multilayered production by producer Young D.

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