Ghanaian Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has expressed his appreciation to American pop star Beyonce for collaborating with him.
In a post on Twitter before the screening of Beyonce's visual album Black Is King on Disney+, Shatta Wale thanked her for believing in him.
Posting a picture of himself and Beyonce, Shatta wrote: Thank you My Queen for believing in my talent and giving me a platform to share my good message to the world ...God will forever bless you 🙏🏻 #symbolofhope #Already #BlackIsKing #ShattaIsKing @beyonce.
Thank you My Queen for believing in my talent and giving me a platform to share my good message to the world ...God will forever bless you 🙏🏻 #symbolofhope #Already #BlackIsKing #ShattaIsKing @beyonce pic.twitter.com/iqs3ND80WU
— SHATTA WALE (@shattawalegh) July 31, 2020
A lot of attention has been focused on Shatta Wale since the announcement of the visual album with his face being used in promotional videos for the film.
Beyonce has dropped the video for Already which also features Major Lazer and it has been viewed 657,772 times on YouTube since it premiered seven hours ago.
On social media, Shatta Wale is trending and congratulatory messages have poured in for him celebrities including his colleague musicians.
Black Is King, currently showing on Disney + is based on the music from Beyonce's 2019 soundtrack for the animated film, The Lion King: The Gift.
Beyonce has said the visual album will highlight "the voyages of Black families, throughout time" and tell the story of "a young king’s transcendent journey through betrayal, love, and self-identity.