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The ‘Black Panther’ Soundtrack is Here

Listen to the Black Panther album.

Kendrick Lamar and TDE just released the Black Panther movie soundtrack.


The tracklist, which was released last week, raised our expectations for the album. All our faves are on there.

Unless you've been living under a rock, you should know by now that artists such as The Weeknd, SZA, Swae Lee, Khalid, Anderson .Paak, Saudi, Babes Wodumo, Yugen Blakork and more, are featured.

After one listen, it's safe to say those expectations will definitely be met. The album has a strong hip-hop and R&B influence, and that's not a complaint.

South Africans are poking fun at Babes Wodumo rendering her verse in English, and at kwaito artist Mamphinstha making an appearance (though not credited) on "Redemption" alongside Zacari and Babes. If you recall, he appeared on every song on Babes' debut album Gqom Queen Vol. 1.

Every song on the soundtrack stands out, and none of the collaborations sound forced.

Don't take our word for it, though, stream the album below, and download it here.

Read: Get To Know The 4 South African Artists Featured In The Black Panther Soundtrack

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Photo: Single cover art courtesy of Emerald East

Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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