The trending news which has seized every mainstream and social media space is the collaboration between Beyonce and Shatta Wale on her album, The Lion King; The Gift which also sees new songs performed by multiple artists including some of Africa’s biggest stars.
To all those wondering how the Dancehall king landed the dream feature, his manager, Bulldog has shed more light on it. According to him, he and his team didn’t bid for this collaboration.
The bulky artist manager emphasized that it was rather Beyonce’s team who gave them a call and informed them about this project and they feel so humbled.
He told Joy FM;
“Beyonce’s team called us because they were listening to the Ghanaian Entertainment Scene and we’re humbled. This has taken Shatta’s brand to another level. We didn’t submit any material to get Shatta selected.”
Meanwhile, see below for the full tracklist of the Lion King; the Gift album;
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”