Genius welcomes writer and director Ryan Coogler and Swedish composer Ludwig Goransson to delve into the intricacies of the unforgettable music in the Marvel sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Not only are they the powerhouses behind the music for this highly-anticipated and wonderfully-received hit film, but these two creatives are also longtime friends. As the duo discuss the compelling story of the how the musical score was created through years of hard work, we can see that the levels of depth to this film are endless. The process involved travelling to Nigeria and Mexico, working with hundreds of musicians and vocalists, and performing extensive research into different cultures from past and present. The pair also touch on how the music was adjusted in light of the loss of beloved Chadwick Bosemann, and his character T’Challa.
It’s fascinating to learn how the sounds and instruments are so carefully linked to the characters and storyline of the film. This Genius video welcomes us all in to understand the true passion within the sounds of Wakanda.
If you haven’t seen the groundbreaking sequel to Black Panther yet, then what have you been doing? Whether you’re going to watch the film for the first time or returning back for more, make sure to catch the video above to take the experience to new heights.