Marvel’s Black Panther – Briefing, now with… The Prodigy? (with Video!)

CG - Ma - Sep - Black Panther V1 by Coates & Stelfreeze We’re very much about the comics and also very much about the music. So when news like this comes in we just have to jump on it.
Having a real interest in diversity in comics – not to mention his recent debut in Captain America: Civil War and upcoming solo cinematic debut in 2018 – Marvel’s The Black Panther has been very much on our radar. The latest series is by the creative team of correspondent and author Ta-Nehisi Coates and comics mainstay artist Brian Stelfreeze and already looks set to become one of those defining runs on a character (the first collected volume is due September this year).
But Marvel are also promoting the book with author commentary on where the series is, integrating that with music – this time being THE PRODIGY!
Check out what Marvel have to say below by followed by the integrated Black Panther video, then the Prodigy tune Beast With It ft. Mark the Beast on YouTube!

From Marvel:

New York, NY—June 29th, 2016 — Today, Marvel Comics continues to present this year’s breakout Marvel Super Hero – the Black Panther – through a monthly video series that continues to link the world of comics and hip-hop blending animated comics along with commentary from Black Panther writer, Ta-Nehisi Coates.  Additionally, “Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet – Part Two” is launching the brand new track, “Beast With It” by Prodigy of Mobb Deep, featuring Mark the Beast.

 

This new video series is designed to present the world of Black Panther to a whole new audience and will offer fans a monthly recap of the best-selling comic book series prior to the latest issue being made available and on sale.

 

Black Panther #1, written by The Atlantic national correspondent and National Book Award winner, Ta-Nehisi Coates, accompanied with outstanding art by Brian Stelfreeze, garnered international buzz and attention upon the announcement of this series in 2015, debuted as the best-selling comic for the month of April, and is on track to be one of the best-selling comics of 2016.

 

Continuing the excitement surrounding Marvel’s celebrated Super Hero T’Challa, the Black Panther, the latest episode of this revolutionary multi-artist hip-hop-inspired video series samples a brand new track, “Beast With It”, by Prodigy of Mobb Deep, featuring Mark the Beast.

 

“I am honored to be a part of another cool project from Marvel Comics and this new video series is going to be a smash,” states Prodigy of Mobb Deep. “Black Panther has always been one of my favorite Marvel characters and the new series is destined to become a huge hit — Ta-Nehisi Coates really did his thing with this one!”

 

Comics and music are two art forms that continually speak to one another, and with Ta-Nehisi and Brian Stelfreeze’s epic series flying off the shelves, we are doing just that,”  says Axel Alonso, Marvel Editor In Chief. “It’s our honor to partner with the legendary Prodigy for this latest installment.”

 

This new video series has already reached global proportion and will further emphasize how Marvel is the premiere name when it comes to story-telling, diverse character development, and now, musical integration.

 

Black Panther, A Nation Under our Feet commentary with Prodigy soundtrack

 

Prodigy (Mobb Deep) ft. Mark the Beast – Beast With It – full length without commentary

 

Check out more Comics articles on Carabas here and more Music articles here!

 

You can also Pre-Order Black Panther: A Nation Under our Feet Volume 1 by clicking the link below – 31% off via FP at time of writing!

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