Beyonce Pays Tribute to Africa with new ‘Lion King’ album : Shattawale, Burna Boy , Salatiel ,Others Featured

Twenty-five years after the release of the original classic, The Lion King, is getting a live-action remake from Disney.To accompany the release of the 3D animated version of the movie, Grammy award-winning artist, Beyonce, has shared details of her upcoming 14 track album titled ‘The Lion King:

The Gift.’Be prepared for the ‘Lion King’ cast photo Beyonce, who is also in the Lion King cast, has four solo songs on the album alongside collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, and her daughter, Blu Ivy.

Many of Nigeria’s top Afrobeats stars including Burna Boy, Mr. Eazi, and Yemi Alade appear on the album. Tiwa Savage and Wizkid also featured. Ghana’s super star  Shatta Wale, Cameroon’s Salatiel and South Africa’s Busiswa and Moonchild Sanelly are also on the soundtrack. Ghanaian sound engineer Guilty Betaz also produced three tracks on the album. In an interview with Good Morning America, Beyonce describes the soundtrack of the movie, ‘Spirit’ as a ‘love letter to Africa’.

This is the first time seeing such a huge feature for our current crop of Ghanaian artistes. Many have congratulated the African dancehall king Shattawale for being part of this big project.

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