Black Panther Actor Honored By Disneyland

Disney Erects Monumental Tribute To Chadwick Boseman

By  | Sep 25, 2020, 04:45 PM  | Top of The

The late Chadwick Boseman has been honored by Disney with a monumental new mural in Disneyland's Downtown Disney District. The breathtaking tribute, which was created by concept artist Nikkolas Smith, showcases a young fan and Boseman exchanging the Wakanda salute. It truly is a feels-inducing masterpiece.
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This one is special. My King Chad tribute is now on a wall on display at Downtown Disney. 🐾 It is a full circle moment for me: my final two projects as a Disney Imagineer last summer were working on the Children’s Hospital project and the Avengers Campus. To millions of kids, T'Challa was a legend larger than life, and there was no one more worthy to fill those shoes than Chadwick Boseman. I'm so thankful to be able to honor Chadwick's life and purpose in this way. I am grateful to the Disney family for being so supportive of my journey as an artist. @waltdisneyimagineering @disney @marvelstudios @disneyland 🐾✨ #LongLiveTheKing #KingChad #WakandaForever #Phambili #DowntownDisney #BlackPanther #ChadwickBoseman #RIPChadwick #WDI

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He wrote: “As a former Disney Imagineer, I had the honor of working on a major children’s hospital initiative and Avengers Campus as my final two assignments. Seeing Chadwick’s heart for people in-person, and later discovering his courageous battle with cancer, I was inspired to create this tribute to honor his life and legacy.”

Since his death was announced on social media, tributes have poured in from all over the globe. South African musician, Black Coffee, also took to social media to pay his respects. He also added how honored he was by the fact that Boseman enjoyed his music.
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Black Coffee took to Twitter to post a short video clip showing Chadwick counting the number of artists he listened to when he was focused on work. He excitedly mentioned Black Coffee's Get It Together song with international superstar, Drake.
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