Ghanaian Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale is all over social media following the historic appearance on Beyonce’s most anticipated Album.
Shatta Wale was featured alongside several top artistes including Wizkid, Yemi Alade, Jay Z among others.
Browngh.com who first reported that Shatta Wale is among several artists who were featured by the US singer once again has in our possession reactions from Shatta Wale’s team.
However, public relation officer (PRO) for the SM boss, Chris Koney, in the latest post on facebook, has revealed how they got Beyonce’s collaboration.
He wrote, “I remember the day I had a chat with Theresa and Kwasi of Parkwood Entertainment, an American management and entertainment company founded by American singer Beyoncé about King Shatta Wale being on The Lion King. “He is a real champion and his verse is killer” – that was the response I got from them after the song was sent. Charles Nii Armah Mensah is trending worldwide, Real Champion, Real King, you made Africa proud! Now the world will witness the greatness called Shatta Wale as that BIG TUNE drops! Thanks to Leslie and everyone who helped to make this see the light of day!”
Meanwhile, a statement by Beyonce says, “This is a sonic cinema. This is a new experience of storytelling. I wanted to do more than find a collection of songs that were inspired by the film. It is a mixture of genres and collaboration that isn’t one sound. It is influenced by everything from R&B, pop, hip hop and Afro Beat.
“I wanted to put everyone on their own journey to link the storyline. Each song was written to reflect the film’s storytelling that gives the listener a chance to imagine their own imagery while listening to a new contemporary interpretation”
“It was important that the music was not only performed by the most interesting and talented artists but also produced by the best African producers. Authenticity and heart were important to me”