Translation – Gololy
BEIJING, July 19 (Xinhuanet) – American singer and actress Beyonce on Friday (July 19th) released the album "The Lion King: The Gift" after she lent a voice to one of the characters of the new version of "The Lion King," describing it as a "Love Letter to Africa" with several artists from the continent and stars Americans such as her husband, singer Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar.
The new album, produced by Beyonce, has 27 songs, and has collaborated with Childish Gambino, Farrell Williams and Tiara Wakn, as well as her seven-year-old daughter, Blue Ivey Carter.
Beyonce, who casts her voice on the character of Nala in the new version of the famous animated film "Lion King," she said in a statement to the channel " B. "I wanted to preserve the authenticity of African music.
The Gift is a separate album from the promotional film of "The Lion King" by Disney Studios, even if both include the song "Spirit" by Beyonce.
African artists involved in the preparation of this new CD, Nigerians Tekno Wimi Aladah and Mister Ezzi, as well as Ghanaian artist Shata Wael. Cameron Salatiel joined Beyoncé and Farrell in "Water".
"I was keen to collaborate with the best talent in Africa and not just coordinate some of the tunes," Beyonce said.
Beyonce added: "Different musical styles are fused in this album, which is the result of cooperation with several parties. It is a restaurant with the ARNP, pop, hip hop and afrobet.