This week has been inundated with reports of Shatta Wale jumping on a song with American singer Beyoncé, wife of Jay Z to push the new ‘Lion King’ movie.

Ghanaians have lauded the Shatta Movement King for honouring such a collaboration and pushing Ghana beyond the borders.

The Ghanaian producer, Guiltybeatz, who also produced three songs on the album, was also commended for being part of the international project.

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After dominating the web with the track-list of the soundtracks of the ‘Lion King’ movie, which boasts of contributions from stars such as JAY-Z, Childish Gambino, and Pharrell, as well as a number of African artistes like Wizkid, Shatta Wale, Yemi Alade, Burna Boy and Mr Eazi, Beyoncé today released the much-anticipated album.

File Photo: Beyonce & Shatta Wale

The 14-track project, titled ‘The Lion King: The Gift’, was announced earlier this month along with the release of her single, ‘Spirit.’

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Shatta Wale hasn’t been able to keep his calm after the feature and has thanked those who helped him achieve it.

In a post on social media, he said:

“Thank you @majorlazer I love the beat 🙏🏽
#Already is a banger. Thanks to the management of @beyonce and al the #Lionking team.
And to all my African artists on the album ,I love you all ….God bless us all 🙏🏽🙏🏽 To my CEO NAM1 this is for you and I want to tell you it’s time already 👊🏼👊🏼👊🏼 Long live zylofon music !!! Fantasy Entertainment God bless you !!!”

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Source: | Dennis K. Adu |