Interview With Kurt Farquhar (Composer of Black Lightning)

Interview by Justin D Williams

Scored by beloved African-American composer Kurt Farquhar, Black Lightning is the superhero story taking the word by storm. Featuring a stunning score interlaced with expert music supervision, Black Lightning is one of the most impactful superhero stories today.  In this a beautiful and amazingly written series on the CW, Black Lightning tells the story of modern family life and the challenges of having the power and desire to change things in one’s community.  

Buzzing with the sound of action, and coming off the amazing episode “The Resurrection And The Light: The Book of Pain,” Black Lightning concludes it standout debut season. Kurt Farquhar talks about his influential musical history and the huge impact that Black Lightning is having both on his career and for the African-American community at large.