Beyoncè came to Africa with the ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album. Now her husband Jay Z is also set to release an Africa-themed album titled ‘The Ascension’
The album is set to mainly focus on the motherland- Africa.
Ghana got well represented with Sarkodie being included in the project.
From details of the tracklist, One can tell that the Tidal CEO decided to bring on board only the best rappers on the continent.
The Ascension album features African stars like Sarkodie, Olamide, Femi Kuti and Nasty C. Other featured acts on the album include Beyoncè, Rick Ross, H.E.R and the duo Lighthouse Family.
American Rapper Jay Z Set To Release Africa-themed Album Featuring Sarkodie.
The American rapper, in a statement released via Roc Nation, said:
“I’ve always wanted to get in touch with my roots and connect to the motherland. You know, Africa is blessed with so much talent and I felt like it was time to tap into that resource. The Ascension Album is just focusing on Africa but it’s also about me giving back to the people, familiarizing with the culture and connecting more with the motherland”.
Jay Z is to feature Sarkodie on his second track off the album titled ‘Black Chronic’.
We hope this project becomes a reality though.
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