Beyoncé features top Nigerian musicians in new 'Lion King' album

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She collaborated with the controversial Artiste on the 11th track of the album.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Beyonce had earlier announced that she worked with African artists and producers to retain the authenticity of the sound.

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The track list for the movie soundtrack has been unveiled today and it also features appearances from other Nigerian and African acts such as Yemi Alade, Mr Eazi, Shatta Wale and Tekno.

The album features a bunch of worldwide artistes including Nigerians, but Shatta Wale is the only Ghanaian musician to be featured on.

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Wizkid is featured on a song titled, 'Brown Skin Girl, ' alongside Beyonce's first child, Blue Ivy Carter, Beyonce and Saint Jhn. Tiwa Savage and Mr. Eazi featuring independently on 'Keys To The Kingdom'. Not just use some of the sounds and do my interpretation of it.

Beyonce said in a statement said the collaborations with African musicians were important because the film is set in Africa and "authenticity and heart were important to [her]".

Charles Nii Armah Mensah Junior has been featured in the Lion King, the Gift Album which is to be released this Friday, July 19th by American Singer, songwriter and actress Beyonce.

Speaking to ABC Information, she said, 'This soundtrack is a love letter to Africa and I wish to ensure we discover the most effective expertise from Africa.

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