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MAJOR! Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Mr Eazi, Tekno Featured in Beyoncé’s “The Lion King: The Gift” Album

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LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 14: Beyonce Knowles-Carter attends the European Premiere of Disney’s “The Lion King” at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England.

Last week, Disney announced that Beyoncé has curated and produced an album set for release the same date “The Lion King” hits cinemas – July 19th.

Disney had said the album, titled “The Lion King: The Gift” features global recording artists and “steeped in the sounds of Africa”.

The tracklist has been released and it has features from A LOT of Nigerian stars.

Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Mr Eazi, Yemi Alade, Tekno are the Nigerian artists who will be featured in the album.

Ghanaian dancehall star Shatta Wale, and South Africa’s Busiswa and Moonchild Sanelly and Cameroon’s Salatiel are also featured in the album.

Blue Ivy, Jay-Z, Pharell, Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar are also on the album.

Beyoncé will be voicing Nala, the lion who becomes queen, in the upcoming Disney musical drama which also stars Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, Alfre Woodard and John Oliver.

See tracklist below:

Photo Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney

5 Comments

  1. Sweets

    July 17, 2019 at 8:12 am

    GREAT ONE FOR NAIJA…

  2. olajumoke

    July 17, 2019 at 12:51 pm

    Beautiful!!! Simi should have been on this too…Her voice is so distinct!

  3. Elvis Che Chumbow

    July 17, 2019 at 10:22 pm

    There is also a Cameroonian on that album – Salatiel. On the track – Water Feat. Pharell.

  4. Frank Apokwueze

    July 18, 2019 at 4:43 am

    This is a good one. Home based Nigerian Musical Artists are getting global acclaim.

  5. Lewis

    July 19, 2019 at 2:28 am

    A Cameroonian 🇨🇲 Too is present goes by the name of salatiel and will be featuring Pharell Williams and Beyonce title water

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