Popular Ghanaian dancehall artist Shatta Wale has been featured on a new Beyonce movie soundtrack album called ‘The Lion King: The Gift’. The album was announced on the 9th of July and is set to be released on Friday the 19th of July.
The album features popular musicians across the world. Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Pharrell Williams, Tierra Whack, Childish Gambino, 070 Shake etc.. are some of the American artists featured.
It also features popular African artists like Burna Boy, Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Mr Eazi, Wizkid, Tekno and Shatta Wale.
The film is scheduled to be theatrically released on July 19, 2019. It received mixed reviews, with praise for its visual effects, score and vocal performances, while receiving criticism for being derivative of the original and the lack of physical emotion from the animated characters.