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:
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