Beyonce pays homage to Africa in her last album of the singer: “The Lion King: The Gift. ” The remake of the Lion King is in theaters actually. The African-American singer, who doubles “Nala” in the film, is behind the 14-track album that accompanies the film.
Featuring with several African artists like Cameroonian Salatiel or South African Moonchild Sanelly
In this album, Beyonce collaborates with compatriots like Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Willim, Childish Gambino, her husband Jay-Z or her daughter Blue Ivy. There is also a nice skewer of African artists. Among them, the beautiful Yemi Alade (Nigeria), his compatriot Tiwa Savage, the extraordinary South-African singer Moonchild Sanelly or the Ghanaian Shatta Wale, Cameroonian Salatiel and many others.
An album seen as an ode to Africa according to Beyonce
In an interview with ABC, the singer said: “This soundtrack is a love letter to Africa (…) I wanted it to be authentic in terms of the beauty of African music.” ©Dzaleu.com