Multiple award winning singer and songwriter Beyonce has collaborated with South African composer and producer Lebo M and Germany producer Hans Zimmer on a new song titled “Spirit” for The Lion King film.
According to People reports, both Lebo M and Zimmer had worked on the original film with Zimmer composing the score and Lebo M arranging and performing the music.
The new song will be featured on an album curated by Beyonce. Queen Bee who will also feature in the movie starring as Nala will be working alongside some African actors including South Africa’s John Kani who plays the role of the baboon Rafiki, Nigerian-British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor would portray Simba’s villainous uncle Scar, while Florence Kasuma will play Shenzi.
The Lion King is set to be released in cinemas on July 19th.