After the news of Beyonce featuring Shatta Wale on her new album went viral, it was revealed Ronald Banful had a hand in producing the song for the two artistes.
“Already’ produced GuiltyBeatz is the 11th song on The Lion King inspired album.
Beyonce voices Nala in ‘The Lion King’
‘The Akwaaba’ hitmaker also had production credits on two other songs on the album namely, “Find Your Way Back (Circle of Life)” by Beyonce, and ‘Keys to The Kingdom’ by Tiwa Savage and Mr Eazi.
GuiltyBeatz is the only Ghanaian producer to have aided in the production of some songs on the album.
Beyoncé ranked by Forbes as the most powerful female in entertainment in 2015 and 2017 featured five Nigerian artistes, Mr Eazi, Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy and Wizkid.
It also has a Cameroonian and two South Africans.
Along with several new Beyoncé songs, the LP also features contributions from Kendrick Lamar, JAY-Z, Childish Gambino, 070 Shake, Tierra Whack, Pharrell, and more. In addition, there’s a song with JAY and Bey’s daughter, Blue Ivy Carter.
The album Beyonce calls ‘Love Letter to Africa’ will be released on July 19, the same day ‘The Lion King’, the movie, hits cinemas.
Beyoncé voices Nala in the live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1994 animated classic. Directed by Jon Favreau, the film also stars Donald Glover (Simba), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), Billy Eichner (Timon), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), and Alfre Woodard (Sarabi).