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What is Twitter saying about the Black Panther Wakanda Forever Prologue album?

Ishita Srivastava
Ishita SrivastavaJul 26, 2022 | 19:28

What is Twitter saying about the Black Panther Wakanda Forever Prologue album?

Wakanda Forever Prologue. Photo: Twitter/Marvel Entertainment

Been missing Black Panther music? After the release of the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer at the San Diego Comic Con on July 24, Marvel has now released the Wakanda Forever Prologue.

The Prologue tracklist looks like this:

1. No Woman, No Cry – Tems 

2. A Body, A Coffin – Amaarae 

3. Soy – Santa Fe Klan

The Prologue is available to listen on all streaming services. Along with the Prologue, Marvel also released a special poster. Check it out here:

Wakanda Forever Prologue. Photo: Twitter/Marvel Entertainment

The artists: While fans did get to hear a bit of Tems’s cover of Bob Marley’s No Woman, No Cry during the trailer, this is the first time they have heard A Body, A Coffin and Soy. The prologue is produced by Oscar and Grammy winner, Ludwig Göransson.

A Body, A Coffin is sung by Ghanian artist Amaarae and Soy is sung by Mexican rapper Santa Fe Klan.

The inspiration: Göransson shared that his inspiration for the Prologue came from extended trips to Mexico and Nigeria, and that he and Ryan Coogler built a music vocabulary for Black Panther’s characters, storylines and cultures.

“We built a catalogue of instrumental and vocal recordings with them that explored both traditional and non-traditional uses of their musical material. During the nights on these trips, we had recording sessions with contemporary artists who were akin to the characters and thematic material explored in the film. Using the script as a blueprint, along with the recordings from the traditional musicians, we began to build a musical vocabulary for the characters, storylines and cultures,” said Göransson.

Twitter says: Black Panther fans are loving the Wakanda Forever Prologue. Here is what they are saying:

1. Been waiting for an eternity

2. A super-emotional ride

3. Love this song

4. This is music!

5. Powerful stuff

6. Already on loop

7. Big ups to the G.O.A.T

8. Dancing with happiness

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is releasing on November 11, 2022.

Last updated: July 26, 2022 | 19:28
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