Chadwick Boseman, the prince, turn king of Wakanda,  in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, expressed the role Denzel Washington played in making his career. In the Interview he emphasized contributions of legendary Phylicia Rashad as she pushed him hard to acheive. He also commended are drive and mentorship. in his words “”She pushed for us,……..She essentially got some celebrity friends to pay for us to go.” One of the celebrity friends that helped Boseman out was Denzel Washington.

Boseman said Denzel made a random effort which paved a way for his future. Though he is yet to thank Denzel but he is forever grateful.