South African musician Morda, formerly known as Murdah Bongz, has achieved a significant milestone in his career by contributing to the soundtrack of the highly anticipated American movie, ‘The Color Purple.’ This involvement marks a dream come true for the artist, showcasing his musical talent on an international stage.
Morda’s contribution to the film is a remix of Tamela Mann’s song ‘Mysterious Ways.’ His excitement and gratitude for this opportunity were palpable in his social media announcement. “What an honor and privilege it is to be part of The Color Purple movie. Contributing musically to a film is a dream come true, contributing to a film as huge as The Color Purple is mind-blowing,” he expressed.
The Color Purple, set to open in the US on December 25 and in UK cinemas on January 26, features a star-studded cast including Taraji P. Henson, H.E.R., Fantasia Barrino, Whoopi Goldberg, and others. The film is an adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, which was also turned into a critically acclaimed Broadway musical and a successful film.
Morda’s involvement in the film’s soundtrack is a testament to his musical prowess and the global reach of his artistry. Working alongside vocalist Brenden Praise, Morda has added a unique South African flavor to the film’s musical landscape. His remix is expected to bring a fresh and vibrant dimension to the movie’s emotional depth.
The news of Morda’s involvement has generated excitement among fans and the entertainment industry. His wife, DJ Zinhle, also took to social media to express her pride in his achievement, further highlighting the personal significance of this accomplishment.
As audiences eagerly await the release of The Color Purple, Morda’s remix of ‘Mysterious Ways’ is anticipated to be a highlight of the film’s soundtrack. This collaboration not only elevates Morda’s profile as an artist but also exemplifies the power of music in transcending cultural boundaries and connecting people across the globe.