Nigerian artists to feature in Beyonce Lion King: the gift album.
Wizkid, Tekno. Mr. Eazi. Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade makes Beyonce Lion King: the gift album.
The 14-song album includes a large number of Nigerian acts – Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Mr. Eazi, Tekno, Burna Boy, and Yemi Alade. Shatta Wale from Ghana and Moonchild Sanelly from South African also made the list.
“The soundtrack is a love letter to Africa,
“I wanted to make sure we found the best talent from Africa. Not just use some of the sounds and do my interpretation of it. I wanted it to be authentic about what is beautiful about the music in Africa.” Beyoncé told ABC
The album also features Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Childish Gambino, and Pharrell.
The Lion King: The Gift is out this Friday, July 19.