Wizkid, Burna Boy, Mr. Eazi, Yemi Alade, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, Shatta Wale, Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly are all on the Beyoncé curated Lion King: The Gift album. pic.twitter.com/T9gbNsUf6C
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Nigerian pop stars, Wizkid, Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage and Burna Boy, are some of the Nigerian artistes who have been featured on the Lion King album curated by international songstress, Beyoncé.
Beyoncé was part of the remake of “The Lion King” where she voiced adult Nala, the partner of Simba in the iconic film.
The album is titled, The Lion King: The Gift.It will be released on Friday.
Nigerian Afro-pop singer, Yemi Alade also contributed to the project. She took to her Instagram page on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, where she shared the video of herself at the premiere.
Yemi noted that she was excited to meet the music star at the premiere of the movie.
“I met A Queen, I mean @beyonce ❤ ,Oops I mean Beyonce as Nala in the Lion KiKing; European Movie Premiere,” she wrote.
The Lion King, Disney’s latest remake of its animated classics brings the animals of the 1994 film to new life with CG animation.
Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, Alfre Woodard and John Oliver also star in the movie.
he remake of The Lion King itself will hit theatres July 18.
The album features many African artistes from Nigeria, among whom are Wizkid, Tekno, Yemi Alade, Mr Eazi, Burna Boy and Tiwa Savage. Also on the tracklist is Ghanaian Shatta Wale. There are also South African singers Busiswa and Moonchild Sanelly.
Also on the list are Beyonce’s husband, Jay-Z, her daughter Blue Ivy Carter, rapper Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar, Tierra Whack, Moonchild Sanelly, Shake and Jessie Reyez. Beyonce sang solo tracks such as ‘Bigger, Otherside, Spirit, Find Your Way Back.
Her song “Spirit,” from the film’s soundtrack, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Kid Digital Song Sales Chart following the single’s release last week.
The Lion King The Gift Tracklist:
1. Beyoncé – Bigger
2. Beyoncé – Find Your Way Back (Circle Of Life)
3. Tekno, Yemi Alade & Mr Eazi – Don’t Jealous Me
4. Burna Boy – Ja Ara E
5. Beyoncé & Kendrick Lamar – The Nile
6. Beyoncé, Jay-Z & Childish Gambino – Mood 4 Eva
7. Salatiel, Pharrell & Beyoncé – Water
8. Blue Ivy Carter, SAINt JHN, WizKid & Beyoncé – Brown Skin Girl
9. 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