After two decades after the original release of the movie. Disney in continuance of their live action versions of animated classics have released ‘the lion king’. To accompany this, the Grammy award winning artist Beyonce produces a 14 album track.
Beyonce also revealed why she handpicked Nigerian artist to feature on the album. The collection is full of Nigerian afrobeat artist including Tiwa savage, yemi Alade, burna boy, wizkid, Mr eazi.
Music enthusiast have dropped comment on it saying it’s just the right ingredients to push Nigerian variety of music into The Us mainstream.
While some have argued that Davido should have been listed among the artist.
Beyonce who voices the beloved character Nala, described these soundtrack as “a love letter to Africa”, she added that she wanted to find the best talent in Africa and not Just use some of the sounds.