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Watch GoldLink's New Video For 'Zulu Screams' Featuring Maleek Berry & Bibi Bourelly

A relentless avalanche of energy.

GoldLink comes through with his new single, "Zulu Screams," which sees him connect with Nigerian hitmaker Maleek Berry and Bibi Bourelly.

The buzzing DMV rapper's new track is a relentless avalanche of energy helmed by his rapid-fire flow and producer P2J's sped-up highlife guitar samples. Maleek Berry handles chorus duties, while the song also features additional vocals by Bibi Bourelly.

"It was actually the first song that I did for the upcoming album," GoldLink told Zane Lowe on his Beats 1 show. "We knew it was special right away. We wanted to make sure like, 'Who was the perfect person that we got?' to take it to the next level and we were like, "Let's try Maleek", and then Maleek was super down and he killed it, took it to another level."


In that same chat with Zane Lowe, GoldLink revealed more about his upcoming album "It's natural progression of where I felt like I was going to head anyway... after I kind of did my love letter to D.C. kind of thing, I wanted to figure out what was the pulse, why I love my city so much and I think the answer wasn't directly in the city. I think it was more so directly somewhere else. I've never had as much fun making a record."

He also shared that he's been listening to Nigeria's "alte" scene. "There's this kid Santi from Nigeria, the alté movement and those kids with the alté movement. Those are my favorite things right now, and that's the guy I really am behind right now that I really believe in."

Listen to "Zulu Screams," which is available everywhere now, below and check out video from the Beats 1 interview underneath.

Update 5/20: Watch the brand new music video for "Zulu Screams" below.

GoldLink - Zulu Screams (Official Video) ft. Maleek Berry, Bibi Bourelly youtu.be


GoldLink - Zulu Screams (Audio) ft. Maleek Berry, Bibi Bourelly youtu.be



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Michaela Coel Joins the 'Black Panther' Sequel Cast

The upcoming film, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is shaping up.

The sequel to the Oscar-winning Black Panther is only due to debut in July of 2022, but the production is well on its way.

The latest news out of the camp is that Michaela Coel, of I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum fame, has officially joined the cast of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Her character details are still under wraps but according to Variety, Coel has already joined director Ryan Coogler at Atlanta's Pinewood Studios, where production started in late June.

Coel joins original cast members Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Florence Kasumba, and Angela Bassett all reprising their roles. Following the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman, Marvel reportedly chose not to recast the role of T'Challa.

Read: How Michaela Coel's 'I May Destroy You' Makes Space For Black Creators

"It's clearly very emotional without Chad," Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige mentions. "But everyone is also very excited to bring the world of Wakanda back to the public and back to the fans. We're going to do it in a way that would make Chad proud."

Michaela Coel's highly-lauded 2020 series I May Destroy You — which she wrote, directed, produced and stared in — received four Emmy nominations.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is scheduled for wide release on July 8, 2022.

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