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Numerous Korean artists join soundtrack for Marvel's 'Shang-Chi'

All News 15:33 September 03, 2021

SEOUL, Sept. 3 (Yonhap) -- A handful of South Korean artists, including Zion. T and BIBI, have contributed to the soundtrack of Marvel Studios' latest action flick "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings," the album's producer said Friday.

Hip-hop and R&B singer Zion. T performed "Nomad," featuring Japanese singer-songwriter Gen Hoshino, while BIBI collaborated with Mark of boy band GOT7 in "Never Gonna Come Down," according to music company 88rising.

Also on the tracklist are "Warriors" by Seori and Warren Hue, and "Diamonds + and Pearls" by DPR LIVE, DPR IAN and peace.

Anderson .Paak, whose song "Fire In The Sky" is also included on the album, is part of Korean heritage.

Together, they are reportedly among the few Korean acts to feature on a Marvel soundtrack, following BTS' RM, whose song "Fantastic" was included on the soundtrack for "Fantastic Four" in 2015.

"Shang-Chi", which was released in South Korean theaters Wednesday, is Marvel's first Asian-led movie.

The soundtrack, "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: The Album," features a host of Asian and Asian American artists.

88rising is based in New York but primarily works with Asian musicians.

This image, provided by Marvel Music and Hollywood Records and Interscope Records, shows a promotional image for "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings." (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)

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