Shatta Wale features on Beyonce's curated The Lion King: The Gift Album
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Shatta Wale features on Beyonce’s curated The Lion King: The Gift Album

Beyoncé is starring as Nala opposite Donald Glover’s Simba in the new CGI live action remake of The Lion King. And upon the release of her new song “Spirit” last week, we learned she’d made a whole companion album which features Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale.

Some of the artists include Nigeria’s Mr. Eazzi, Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage and Burna Boy.

The album has been described as being influenced by the sounds of Africa.

The Dancehall Naa Who couldn’t hold his excitement took to his Instagram page to share the news

 

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BREAKING NEWS !!!!! @beyonce ft shatta Walé 🤣🤣🤣🤣 Dem never see wonders #Lionking #POWER

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Beyoncé has said in a statement said the collaborations with African musicians were important because  the film is set in Africa and “authenticity and heart were important to [her].”

CHECKOUT TRACKLIST:
01 Beyoncé – “Bigger”
02 Beyoncé – “Find Your Way Back (Circle Of Life)”
03 Tekno, Yemi Alade, & Mr. Eazi – “Don’t Jealous Me”
04 Burna Boy – “Ja Ara E”
05 Beyoncé & Kendrick Lamar – “The Nile”
06 Beyoncé, Jay-Z, & Childish Gambino – “Mood 4 Eva”
07 Salatiel, Pharrell, & Beyoncé – “Water”
08 Blue Ivy Carter, St. Jhn, Wizkid, & Beyoncé – “Brown Skin Girl”
09 Tiwa Savage & Mr. Eazi – “Keys To The Kingdom”
10 Beyoncé – “Otherside”
11 Beyoncé & Shatta Wale – “Already”
12 Tierra Whack, Beyoncé, Busiswa, Yemi Alade, & Moonchild Sanelly – “My Power”
13 070 Shake & Jessie Reyez – “Scar”
14 Beyoncé – “Spirit”

The Lion King: The Gift will be released on July 19, 2019 via Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records along with the live-action film, which features Bey as Nala.

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Eugene Nyavor

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