DJ Lag has co-produced a track on Beyoncé's Lion King: The Gift album.
The South African gqom artist is credited on ‘My Power,’ which features Tierra Whack, Beyoncé, Busiswa, Yemi Alade and Moonchild Sanelly. DJ Lag tweeted the news yesterday.
In an interview with ABC, Beyoncé explained that: “This soundtrack is a love-letter to Africa, and I wanted to make sure that we found the best talent from Africa.”
“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.”
DJ Lag appears alongside artists like Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Wizkid, Burna Boy and more.
Lion King: The Gift is out on July 19, the same day DJ Lag has an EP with Okzharp coming out on Hyperdub.
Finally I can announce that I co-produced "My Power", track 12 on The Lion King: The Gift. To share this space with @Beyonce ,@Moonsanelly , @thierrawhack and @yemialadee is an honour.I am grateful for this great opportunity and can't wait for everyone to hear it on Friday! pic.twitter.com/tNyZoExq6T
— DJ LAG (@RealDJLag) July 17, 2019