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Entertainment of Thursday, 18 July 2019


Beyonce drops the Lion King soundtrack, ‘Spirit Off The Lion King':The Gift Album

R&B superstar, Beyonce has dropped ‘Spirit’, off the Lion King; The Gift album ahead of the official release of the whole album on Friday, July 19.

Beyonce assembled an array of stars, including several top African artists, with Shatta Wale the only Ghanaian artists who got featured, as opposed to seven stars from Nigeria.

Spirit starts with Swahili phrase “Uishi kwa mda mrefu Mfalme” meaning “Long live the King” and already has more than a million views on YouTube since its release on Tuesday.

Beyonce says the album features many acts from Africa because she wants it to be about authentic music from the continent.

“I wanted to make sure we found the best talent from Africa and not just use some of the sound or my own interpretation of it,” she told CNN.
She is also wearing custom made African outfits and accessories from Dakar, Senegal in the music video.