Their song, entitled “What It Feels Like,” appears on the upcoming soundtrack for Judas and the Black Messiah.
Judas and the Black Messiah is a 2021 Drama/Historical movie. It’s unclear when the song was recorded but it marks their first collaboration.
In addition to JAY-Z and Nipsey, the star-studded track list for “Judas and the Black Messiah” features other hip-hop heavyweights including Nas, Rakim, A$AP Rocky, Lil Durk, Black Thought, Polo G, G Herbo, and Hit-Boy, who executive produced the project, it also includes H.E.R.’s previously-released single “Fight For You” which was recently nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Original Song.
The soundtrack arrives this Friday the same day “Judas and the Black Messiah” will be released in theaters and on HBO Max. The Shaka King-directed film, based on the story of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton and stars Daniel Kaluuya and LaKeith Stanfield.