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Burna Boy Samples Fela's 'Shakara' on New Track, 'My Money, My Baby' From 'Queen & Slim' Soundtrack

The film's official soundtrack also features tracks from Lauryn Hill, Blood Orange, Megan Thee Stallion and more.

The official soundtrack for Queen & Slim has arrived, and it features a standout solo track from none other than Burna Boy.

"My Money, My Baby" is a heavily Afrobeat-tinged track that features a prominent sample of Fela Kuti's 1972 song "Shakara." The pulsating track also sees the singer, channeling Fela's signature talk-style of singing and repetition. Check it out below.


My Money, My Baby (From "Queen & Slim: The Soundtrack") www.youtube.com

This isn't Burna's first rodeo when it comes to producing solo tracks for major motion pictures, he was the only artist to have a solo track on Beyoncé's Lion King: The Gift album.

The 16-track soundtrack features 11 original songs that span several genres from artists like Lauryn Hill, Megan Thee Stallion, Blood Orange, Bilal, Raphael Saadiq, Vince Staples, EARTHGANG and more.

Queen & Slim, starring Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith, and directed by Melina Matsoukas hits theaters on November 27.

Listen to the full soundtrack down below.


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