The Best Erik Killmonger Quotes

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Vote up the most memorable Killmonger quotes from "Black Panther."

Here are the best Killmonger quotes from Black Panther. Played by Michael B. Jordan, Killmonger AKA Erik Stevens is an American black ops soldier originally from Wakanda. After witnessing his father's demise, Killmonger vowed to have his revenge by becoming the new Black Panther and King of Wakanda.

So, what is your favorite Killmonger quote? Vote up Killmonger's best lines below, and see where he ranks among the best MCU characters.


  • 1
    200 VOTES

    Just Bury Me

    T'Challa: We can still heal you...

    Erik Killmonger: Why, so you can lock me up? Nah. Just bury me in the ocean with my ancestors who jumped from ships, 'cause they knew death was better than bondage.

    200 votes
  • 2
    116 VOTES

    A Fair Price

    Curator: These items aren't for sale.

    Erik Killmonger: How do you think your ancestors got these? Do you think they paid a fair price? Or did they take it, like they took everything else?

    116 votes
  • 3
    78 VOTES


    Erik Killmonger: Y'all sittin' up here comfortable. Must feel good. It's about two billion people all over the world that looks like us. But their lives are a lot harder. Wakanda has the tools to liberate 'em all.


    78 votes
  • 4
    63 VOTES

    Just Life

    N'Jobu: No tears for me?

    Erik Killmonger: Everybody dies. That's just life around here.


    63 votes
  • 5
    65 VOTES

    Everything I Ever Loved

    Erik Killmonger: The world took everything away from me! Everything I ever loved! But I'ma make sure we're even. I'ma track down anyone who would even think of being loyal to you! And I'ma put their *ss in the dirt, right next to Zuri!

    65 votes
  • 6
    76 VOTES

    Your King

    Erik Killmonger: Is this your king? Huh? Is this your king? He's supposed to protect you! To lead Wakanda into the future! Nah, I'm your king!


    76 votes