American songstress, Beyonce has released her long-anticipated album Lion King on Friday, July 19. Significantly, it features some of the most talented singers across the continent.
As a matter of fact, six Nigerian musicians featured on the Lion King project.
They include Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Tekno, Burna Boy and Mr Eazi. Furthermore, Ghanaian Reggae singer, Shatta Wale featured along with other African heavyweights.
The album, Lion King: The Gift, is a collection of music inspired by the 2019 remake of the classic Disney movie ‘Lion King.’
Specifically, Wizkid featured on a song titled, ‘Brown Skin Girl,’ alongside Beyonce’s first child, Blue Ivy Carter, Beyonce, and Saint Jhn.
Further, Mr Eazi, Yemi Alade, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, and Tekno all give a very interesting mix to the album. They sing in different languages about embracing blessings in ‘JA ARA E,’ ‘DONT JEALOUS ME‘ and ‘KEYS TO THE KINGDOM.’
You can listen to the full album HERE.
Indeed, several Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the inclusion of Nigerian artists in Beyonce’s album. A lot of music lovers cannot get enough of the recent development that the Nigerian entertainment industry is experiencing.
Read what Nigerians are saying on Twitter.
“Tonight i might fall in love, depending on how you hold me… “
Wizkid & Beyonce’s Voice playing side by side each other is giving my body chills #TheGiftAlbum
— Couch Potato (@Drewbaba) July 19, 2019
Brown skin girl has to be the best song off #TheGiftAlbum
Look at the way Wizkid & Beyoncé blend so much. No need for auto tune unlike someone that will constantly shout Shekpe.
Just two pure talents making great music. Two GOATs ????pic.twitter.com/mSan4W0BTf
— Ayoola (@i_olaelixir) July 19, 2019
Brown Skin Girl Ft Wizkid & Blue Ivy is on another level man. Do you see how smooth Wizkid & Beyonce blended like Tomatoes? My Goodness. Do not compare GOAT's to Kids ??#TheGiftAlbum
— King N●-N● ? (@Zaddy_nomso) July 19, 2019
— ?? (@sardinebread) July 19, 2019
— ° (@KenContreraas) July 19, 2019