Beyoncé’s ‘Black is King’ will now be available to screen in Africa

with guest appearances from Jay-Z, Yemi Alade, Naomi Campbell and more

Beyoncé’s new visual album titled ‘Black is King”, based on music from her executive produced ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album, is almost here.

The visual album which will premiere globally on July 31st on Disney Plus was revealed last month and is said to reimagine lessons of ‘The Lion King’ for an audience of “young kings and queens in search of their own crowns,” according to a news release.

After the internet was collectively up in arms regarding the exclusive Disney Plus premiere, ‘Black is King’ will now be available to screen across some African countries including South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Namibia, Cameroon, Burundi, Senegal, Togo, Congo, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Cape Verde and many more. Dstv’s M-Net has announced plans for the screening on August 1st at 20:00 hours on M-Net Channel 101.

Alongside this good news, an official trailer for ‘Black is King’ has also been unveiled and it features cameos from your favorite celebrities from Kelly Rowland, Lupita Nyong’o, to Naomi Campbell, and even Yemi Alade. Despite this star-studded revelation, the plot of the storyline can finally be deduced as the trailer follows a young boy’s journey to finding himself and his roots, while encountering a set of difficult choices that have the power to redesign his fate. ‘

Black Is King’ will also offer videos for singles off the project such as “My Power”, “Mood 4 Eva” and “Brown Skin Girl”.

Watch the trailer for ‘Black is King’ below.

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ICYMI: Beyoncé announces new visual album ‘Black is King’ based on music from ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album