Beyonce is trending in Ghana after releasing her new jam ‘Already’ in collaboration with Ghanian top artiste Shatta Wales and other artistes.
The song is among many in the new album for the Lion King soundtrack.
The album features four new solo songs alongside collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams, Childish Gambino and Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy.
Numerous African artists appear on the album.
Nigerian pop stars Tiwa Savage and Mr Eazi perform the song Keys to the Kingdom, with the latter also appearing alongside fellow Nigerians Tekno and Yemi Alade on Don’t Jealous Me.
Nigeria’s Burna Boy has a solo track, Ja Ara E, while Cameroonian artist Salatiel appears alongside Beyoncé and Pharrell on Water.
Other African artists include Nigeria’s Wizkid, Ghana’s Shatta Wale, and South Africa’s Busiswa and Moonchild Sanelly.
Female North American rappers and singers Tierra Whack, 070 Shake and Jessie Reyez also appear, as does New York rapper Saint Jhn.
Asked on why she had decided to include Africans in his new album Lion King, Beyonce responded
‘The film was set in Africa and its important that it carried the ‘Heart’ of Africa.
Her other jam ‘Spirit’ from Lion King album has so far garnered 11 million plus views in only two days.