"If I could, I'd play a Killmonger for sure."

By Annie Reuter

For the sequel to Black Panther, Kendrick Lamar would like to play a major role, and he doesn’t really want to be remembered as one of the good guys.

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“I really enjoy [Erik] Killmonger’s character,  just off the simple fact that he was a villain but he came with some real [talk],” Lamar told the BBC. “He was a villain, but he was loved and misunderstood. So if I could, I’d play a Killmonger for sure.”

Lamar curated and contributed to the soundtrack for the current film, which also features SZA, Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, and SOB x RBE.

With Black Panther‘s blockbuster success, a sequel seems certain. Perhaps Kendrick will get his wish.


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