Beyoncé has unvailed the track list for her Lion King-inspired album, The Lion King: The Gift.
The 14-song album will include several original Beyoncé tracks, as well as features from the likes of JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, and Pharrell.
The Lion King: The Gift notably involves a large number of our favorite acts like Tekno, Yemi Alade, Mr Eazi, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Moonchild Sanelly, Busiswa, Shatta Wale, and Tiwa Savage, mostly in collaboration with the other singers on the album.
We’ve heard “Spirit” already and can now look forward to tracks like “Don’t Jealous Me” (a collaboration between Tekno, Yemi Alade & Mr. Eazi), “Brown Skin Girl” (Wizkid with Blue Ivy Carter, Beyoncé, and Saint Jhn), “Already” (Beyoncé and Shatta Wale), “My Power” (Busiswa, Yemi Alade, Moonchild Sanelly, and Tierra Whack with Beyoncé), and many more.
“The soundtrack is a love letter to Africa,” Beyoncé says to ABC. “I wanted to make sure we found the best talent from Africa. Not just use some of the sounds and do my interpretation of it. I wanted it to be authentic about what is beautiful about the music in Africa”.
See the full list of the tracks below and a clip from Beyoncé’s recent interview about the album.
The Lion King: The Gift will be out this Friday, July 19.
The Lion King: The Gift
01 Beyoncé: “Bigger”
02 Beyoncé: “Find Your Way Back (Circle of Life)”
03 Tekno / Yemi Alade / Mr. Eazi: “Don’t Jealous Me”
04 Burna Boy: “Ja Ara E”
05 Beyoncé / Kendrick Lamar: “The Nile”
06 Beyoncé / JAY-Z / Childish Gambino: “Mood 4 Eva”
07 Salatiel / Pharrell / Beyoncé: “Water”
08 Blue Ivy Carter / SAINt JHN / WizKid / Beyoncé: “Brown Skin Girl”
09 Tiwa Savage / Mr. Eazi: “Keys to the Kingdom”
10 Beyoncé: “Otherside”
11 Beyoncé / Shatta Wale: “Already”
12 Tierra Whack / Beyoncé / Busiswa / Yemi Alade / Moonchild Sanelly: “My Power”
13 070 Shake / Jessie Reyez: “Scar”
14 Beyoncé: “Spirit”
Watch clip from Beyonce: