It is an enviable time to be a prominent player in the Nigerian music industry as local music keeps getting international approval and accolades! Disney sound tracks album of 2019 Lion king will be dishing out hot and spicy local flavors from prominent Nigerian musicians!
Soundtracks album curated and produced by Beyonce Knowles- Carter features Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Yemi Alade , Mr Eazi and Tekno.
Beyonce has found something in common with these Nigerian Stars, and that is their love for African sounds and music. She considers her musical work for the said album, an Ode to Africa, Hence the titling the album ‘The Gift’
Other stars featuring in the album are Pharrel Williams, Moonchild Sanelly (South Africa) , Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Blue Ivy and others.
This ‘Roar’ in appreciation for Nigerian music and stars is a laudable development from Knowles.