Beyoncé has officially released “The Lion King: The Gift” album
Listen to Beyoncé’s New Album The Lion King: The Gift With JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Blue Ivy, Childish Gambino, Jessie Reyez + More
The highly anticipated The Lion King: The Gift, produced and curated by Beyonce, is here at last, dropping at midnight on Friday (July 19).
The star-studded 14-track album features songs from Queen Bey herself, as well as tracks featuring Burna Boy, Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z, Childish Gambino, Pharrell, daughter Blue Ivy Carter, Wiz Kid, Tiera Whack, 070 Shake and a number of African artists. The album also includes Bey's previously released single, the empowering "Spirit," which debuted at No. 1 on the Kid Digital Song Sales chart (dated July 20).
The queen calls the soundtrack “a love letter to Africa”
Beyoncé has referred to the new record as a “love letter to Africa” and features multiple African artists and producers. For an extended version of “Mood 4 Eva” by Beyoncé, JAY-Z, and Childish Gambino, listen on Tidal Hear the full album below.