There are still some people out there who have not yet listened to “Lion King: The Gift“.
“I wanted to make sure we found the best talent from Africa and not just use some of the sounds and did my interpretation of it. I wanted it to be authentic to what is beautiful about the music in Africa,” Beyoncé said in an ABC special about the album.
Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Mr Eazi, Yemi Alade, Tekno are the Nigerian artists who are featured in the album. Ghanaian dancehall star Shatta Wale, South Africa’s Busiswa and Moonchild Sanelly, and Cameroon’s Salatiel, are also featured in the album.
Jay-Z, Childish Gambino, Blue Ivy and Kendrick Lamar also feature in the album.
Listen to Beyoncé’songs on the album below, recently released on her YouTube page.