The news is in: Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar has teamed up with the South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker for an untitled live-action comedy. This is the first movie project for Lamar’s multimedia company, production studio and record label pgLang, launched in 2020, and could potentially lay the groundwork for more opportunities down the line. Now we have the latest details to share on Kendrick Lamar’s film with the South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
What are they planning?
South Park’s Trey Parker will direct a new comedy film with Kendrick Lamar set to produce
The movie follows a young Black man who is interning as a slave reenactor at a living history museum, who finds out that his white girlfriend’s ancestors once owned his
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PgLang was founded by Free and Lamar as a multidisciplinary company that seeks to “develop content in all platforms, enabling the audience to share in the experience of creating.” The film is based on a screenplay written by Vernon Chatman (who previously wrote for The Chris Rock Show and co-created Adult Swim’s “Wonder Showzen” and “Xavier: Renegade Angel”), and production is expected to start this spring.
Kendrick Lamar is a rapper and songwriter whose work is steeped in social justice and progressive political themes. His music has been a key force in the evolution of hip hop, and he is one of the most prominent artists in the genre. He has amassed a considerable fortune and been nominated for numerous awards, including five Grammys in 2018.
While his rap style is similar to other emcees such as Chance The Rapper and Kanye West, Lamar’s storytelling and collaborations are particularly unique. He blends a variety of genres into his oeuvre, often drawing on influences such as Dr. Dre, MC Eiht, and Sounwave. He has also collaborated with a large number of other musicians, including Bilal, Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams.
Will it be good?
Since the release of his debut album good kid, m.A.A.d City in 2012, Lamar has become a prominent figure on the world stage. He has released several highly acclaimed albums, most notably To Pimp a Butterfly in 2015 and DAMN in 2017.
In addition to his music, Lamar has made significant contributions to the social and cultural conversations in the world. He has performed at events such as the Primavera Sound Festival, Roskilde Festival, and Outside Lands. He has been a vocal advocate for social justice and has toured with various organizations such as the Black Lives Matter Movement.
His lyrics and music have been a major influence on the hip-hop community and beyond, and his activism has earned him accolades from many different communities. He has been a vocal supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement, and he has even taken part in protests against police brutality in the United States.
Or will it be great?
Aside from his music, Lamar has been a spokesman for the LGBTQ community and has advocated for the rights of people with disabilities. His work has been recognized by the Grammy Awards, APHA and NAACP.
He has also served on the board of directors for the National Center for LGBT Equality. He has appeared on the covers of multiple newspapers and magazines. He has toured with the likes of Prince, Jay Z and Chance The Rapper.
The news is in: Grammy and Pulitzer-prize winning rapper Kendrick Lamar has teamed on an untitled live-action comedy with the South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker for Paramount Pictures. This is the first film project for Lamar’s multimedia company, pgLang, and he will be producing with his pgLang partner Dave Free. The project is slated for a theatrical release.