T.I. Gives Black Panther Huge Support W/ Free Tix Hook-Up, Teams W/ Retail Giant
Grammy-winning rapper T.I. really wants to make sure everyone around his neck of the woods supports Black Panther. The King of the South teamed up with retail giant Wal-Mart this week to hook lucky kids up with free screening passes.
According to a media press release, Tip hit up Southwest Atlanta Monday (February 12) to give around 250 exclusive tickets to local residents.
The Grammy Award winning artist, producer, rapper and actor is no stranger Walmart. He's known for making surprise visits to Walmart on Christmas Eve where he's purchased Christmas gifts for the children of single mothers standing online in the store. T.I.'s activism and commitment to the community made him the ideal celebrity for Walmart to partner with for their Marvel Black Panther free ticket-giveaway and advance screening. Nearly 250 lucky ticket holders will join Walmart, T.I. and specially invited VIP guests for a preview of Marvel's Black Panther on February 13th, three days ahead of its national release.
This week, The Roots' Black Thought and Questlove flexed their mighty Black Panther support.
...@BlackThought hath spoken @blackpanther
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A few days ago, fellow East Coast hip-hop artist Nas saluted Black Panther with an IG post.
The newly released Black Panther The Album studio effort is set to do monster numbers.
Although its curators would prefer you didn't call it a soundtrack, the Black Panther album—crafted by Kendrick Lamar, Top Dawg and team to accompany the wildly anticipated Marvel blockbuster, which hits theaters in one week—has arrived, in tandem with an official ST (for the latest steamy installment in the Fifty Shades franchise). Black Panther (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) 110-120k total activity, 35-40k album 50 Shades Freed (Republic) 50-60k, 30-40k (Hits Daily Double)
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