American R&B Superstar, Beyoncé has featured Shatta Wale, one of Ghana’s popular dancehall acts, on her new album and the news is already trending worldwide and breaking the internet.
And the song she features Shatta Wale on is titled “Already” which is produced by Major Laser with Ghana’s Guilty Beatz as co-producer, and it comes off Beyoncé’s curated ‘The Lion King: The Gift’ album.
Beyoncé, wife of rapper Jay Z, said the album which is a soundtrack for the ‘Sonic Cinema’ film is a new experience of storytelling and that the entire album is an influence of everything from Afro Beat, Pop, R&B, and Hip hop.
African artistes Beyoncé featured on ‘The Lion King: The Gift’ album include: Shatta Wale, Mr Eazi, Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly, and Tekno.
The other international acts on the album are Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, Donald Glover, Pharrell Williams, 070 Shake, among others.
The album which is executive produced by Beyoncé will be released on July 19th, 2019, yours truly BieGyaNation.Com can confirm.
Just the news of Shatta Wale being featured by Beyonce alone is ‘already’ buzzing hot with the Shatta Movement (SM) fans on all social media platforms.
Charles Nii Armah Mensah aka Shatta Wale has for a very long time been teased and harassed by fans from both the BHIM and Sark Nation camps headed by Stonebwoy and Sarkodie respectively as a local champion who has no international credibility in the music industry.
But now, and with this feat, the story is set to change forever with the Beyoncé collaboration.
This feat achieved by Shatta Wale — which is no mean achievement — will forever remain as one of the biggest things that ever happened to Ghana’s music industry.
BieGyaNation.Com says, congratulations to Shatta Wale for this gargantuan historic feat.