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Babes Wodumo, Sjava featured on 'Black Panther' soundtrack album

American hip-hop musician and recent Grammy award winner, Kendrick Lamar, tweeted an image of the movie's album.

Black Panther. Picture: Facebook.

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's Gqom' queen Babes Wodumo along with hip-hop artists Sjava, Saudi and Yugen Blakrok have all been featured on the Black Panther superhero movie soundtrack.

Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, with Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis and South African acting legends, John Kani and Connie Chiume.

The movie follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the
isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king.

American hip-hop musician and recent Grammy award winner, Kendrick Lamar, tweeted an image of the movie's album, which has a total of 14 tracks, with himself featuring in five.

Lamar and Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith curated and produced the album

Babes Wodumo is featured in Redemption, alongside R&B/Pop singer Zacari.

Sjava is featured alongside two other artists in the track titled Seasons, Saudi joins fellow hip-hop artists 2 Chains and Schoolboy Q in X and Yugen Blakrok is in Opps, with Vince Staples.

The movie had its grand world premiere in the US on Tuesday, where the cast and other celebrities, artists and key players in Hollywood graced the red carpet.

Black Panther shows in movie theatres around the world on 16 February.

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