Kendrick Lamar Wants to Play a Villain in 'Black Panther' Sequel


The Kendrick Lamar-curated Black Panther soundtrack is the perfect companion piece to one the biggest films 2018. Now comes word that K.Dot wants to be involved in the potential sequel.

In an interview with BBC Radio 1, Lamar talked about his work on the soundtrack. He said he's proud his contribution to the film.

"I think Black Panther] is something that not only stands within its moment but stands within time," he said. “We’re talking about timeless films and things that are going to curate after this film. When we got to the music, I just wanted to make sure that I could complement that and be a part it] in the best way I could.”

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Now that he has curated the soundtrack, the Compton rhymer now wants a cameo role in the potential sequel. Lamar was so inspired by Michael B. Jordan's character Erik Killmonger in the movie that he would like to play a villain as well.

"I really enjoy Killmonger's character, just f the simple fact that he was a villain but he came with some real talk]," he said. "He was a villain but he was loved and misunderstood. So if I could, I'd play a Killmonger for sure.”

There's no ficial word a sequel happening. But since Black Panther is poised to be Marvel's highest-grossing comic book film ever, there's a likelihood that a follow-up will soon be in development.

You can read Kendrick Lamar's full interview with BBC Radio 1 here.

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