Top American singer, Beyoncē Knowles, has made a huge announcement that has left Nigerians in awe. She has recruited the help of some Nigerian Artistes, including Wizkid, Burna Boy, Mr Eazi, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade and Tekno to feature in her first live album.
The album, titled “The Lion King: The Gift" would be a 14-track album for the remake of the Disney classic animation "Lion King." Beyonce will be playing the voice of Nala who happens to be the heartthrob of the main character Simba. The release date for the album is set at July 19, 2019.
Speaking to the media, the former Destiny’s Child member and lead vocalist said, "This soundtrack is a love letter to Africa and I wish to ensure we discover the most effective expertise from Africa. I wished it to be genuine to what’s stunning concerning the music in Africa.
“We've kind of created our own genre and I feel like the soundtrack is the first soundtrack where it becomes visual in your mind. The soundscape is more than just the music because each song tells the story of the film.”
Wizkid happens to be the only Nigerian artiste that will be singing directly with Beyonce. Beyonce will, however, be the director of all the songs on the tracklist, some leaked songs on the tracklist include:
• Brown Skin Girl - Beyonce x Wizkid and Blue Ivy
• Don't Jealous Me - Yemi Alade and Mr Eazi
• Keys to the Kingdom - Tiwa Savage and Mr Eazi