I’m so glad Beyoncé exists. Producing and singing a mainstream African-inspired album that i can FULLY RELATE TO for my favourite Disney film. I’m just grateful wow. #TheGiftAlbum pic.twitter.com/AKpAdenWd4— Lord Mugari of House Stark (@ropamugari) July 19, 2019
"The Lion King" album executive produced and curated by Beyoncé debuted on Friday to applause from the BeyHive.
Speaking to "Good Morning America" earlier this week, the " Spirit" singer mentioned that "The Lion King: The Gift" was a love letter to Africa – and it shows in the album.
"The Lion King: The Gift" features African music genres from Afrobeats to gqom, with interludes featuring dialogue from the film.
The 27-track album consists of African artists including Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly and DJ Lag.
Fans across the Twitterverse have been singing the praises for the album, from the lyrics to the production.