BEYONCE SENDS ‘LOVE LETTER TO AFRICA’ WITH NEW LION KING ALBUM

Beyonce arrives for the world premiere of Disney's "The Lion King" at the Dolby theater in Hollywood.

BEYONCE SENDS ‘LOVE LETTER TO AFRICA’ WITH NEW LION KING ALBUM

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, Beyoncé, has released a 14 track album titled ‘The Lion King: The Gift’.

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 feature.

Ghana’s Shatta Wale, Cameroon’s Salatiel and South Africa’s Busiswa and Moonchild Sanelly are also on the album.

In an interview with Good Morning America, Beyoncé describes the soundtrack of the movie, ‘Spirit’, released on Tuesday, as a ‘love letter to Africa’.CNN

 

 

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