The highly anticipated The Lion King: The Gift , produced and curated by Beyoncé, is here at last, after dropping at midnight Friday, July 19.
The star-studded 14-track album features four new solo songs alongside collaborations with Wizkid, Burna Boy, Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z, Tiwa Savage,
Childish Gambino, Pharrell, daughter Blue Ivy Carter and a number of other African artists .
Beyoncé executive-produced the full-length project inspired by Disney’s new CGI live-action remake of The Lion King, in which she voices Nala . The Lion King: The Gift also includes Beyoncé’s previously released single, the empowering “ Spirit.”
Nigerian pop stars Tiwa Savage and Mr Eazi perform the song
Keys to the Kingdom, with the latter also appearing alongside fellow Nigerians Tekno and Yemi Alade on Don’t Jealous Me.
The album also features Burna Boy who has a solo track, Ja Ara E, while Cameroonian artist
Salatiel appears alongside Beyoncé and Pharrell on Water.
Other African artists include Nigeria’s Wizkid who joins Bey and Blue Ivy on Brown Skin Girl, Ghana’s Shatta Wale, and South Africa’s Busiswa and Moonchild Sanelly.What are you waiting for? Go get that album!Email us on what you think about Beyonce’s new album at firstname.lastname@example.org