The Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack includes music by Baaba Maal, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Rihanna. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Ryan Coogler’s 2022 movie on Disney+. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever stars Letitia Wright as Shuri, a Wakanda princess who grieves the death of her brother, King T’Challa (the late Chadwick Boseman). Lupita Nyong’o co-stars as Nakia, a Wakanda warrior who returns from Haiti to assist her comrades. The storyline follows Shuri as she strategizes against a potential enemy while transforming into a leader. Composer Ludwig Göransson (The Mandalorian) scored the 161-minute MCU film; music supervisor Evelin Garcia picked the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, a sequel to the 2018 movie Black Panther.
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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2022 Movie
- “Funeral” by Baaba Maal (00:02:00): The Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack song scores a forest sequence. Wakanda residents celebrate the life of T’Challa. Suri holds the Black Panther mask.
- “Welcome Back” by Baaba Maal (00:18:00): A Wakanda montage begins. The music accompanies landscape visuals. Anderson Cooper delivers a TV report about Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett).
- “Love & Loyalty (Believe)” by DBN Gogo, Sino, Kamo Mphela, Young Stunna and Busiswa (00:31:00): Queen Ramonda visits a tech lab. Music plays from a speaker system. Shuri works on a project.
- “Can’t Stop” by Red Hot Chili Peppers (00:33:00): An exterior sequence begins. The Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack song continues during an overhead shot in Alexandria, Virginia. Everett K. Ross (Martin Freeman) listens to music while jogging.
- “La Vida” by Snow Tha Product feat. E40 (00:35:00): Riri (Dominique Thorne) walks through the MIT campus. Music plays nearby. Riri grabs a student’s phone.
- “Limoncello” by OG Dayv (00:36:00): Shuri walks through a dorm hallway at MIT. She pretends to be a student. Music plays from a dorm room.
- “They Want It But No” by Tobe Nwigwi & Fat Nwigwi (00:43:00): Riri jetpacks out of a building. The Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack song kicks in as Shuri drives a motorcycle. She flees from the Cambridge police.
- “Arboles Bajo El Mar” by Vivir Quintana and Mare Advertencia (01:05:00): The music accompanies a flashback scene. Namor (Tenoch Huerta Mejía) informs Shuri about his human mother. He talks about an invasion by Spanish conquistadors.
- “Con La Brisa” by Foudeqush (01:12:00): Shuri swims underwater. She gasps while observing her surroundings. Suri arrives at Talokan.
- “Alone” by Burna Boy (01:46:00): The Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack song plays during a lab sequence. Suri talks to Griot (Trevor Noah). She asks him to upload T’Chall’s DNA.
- “Coming Back for You” by Fireboy DML (02:20:00): The track scores a Wakanda montage. Shuri plants a flower. She talks to Riri.
- “Lift Me Up” by Rihanna (02:28:00): Shuri tears up while thinking about T’Challa. The track sets in as the film ends. It continues during the end credits.
- “Born Again” by Rihanna (02:35:00): The Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack song plays after a mid-credits scene.
- “Laayli’ Kuxa’Ano’One'” by ADN Maya Colectivo (02:38:00): The music closes out the credits sequence.
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The Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack also includes:
- “Anya Mmiri” by CKay feat. Pink Pantheress
- “Interlude” by Stormzy
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
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