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The Thought of Migos Being Cast as the Hyenas in 'The Lion King' Remake Is Hilarious

The trio say they're ready for the task, even though the "The Lion King" cast has been locked in. We're here for it anyway.

We're still excited about the news of Beyoncé's confirmation to play Nala in The Lion King 2019 remake.

But yesterday, Quavo of Migos let Disney know that the trio wants to voice the hysterical hyenas and they're ready to go.


This would be beyond lit, right? The internet seems to agree.

Laughs aside, this is indeed wishful thinking, as Eric André, Keegan-Michael Key and Florence Kasumba have already been locked in to voice Shenzi, Azizi, and Kamari. Maybe Disney can collaborate with Migos and feature them on the soundtrack—a "Bad and Boujee" rendition of "Mufasa Mufasa Mufasa" sounds very promising.

But for now, enjoy the fun.

Revisit our photo story of Migos in South Africa here.

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MTV Africa Music Awards Announces Top 20 'Listener's Choice' Finalists

Focalistic, Tiwa Savage, DBN GOGO and more score a spot on the nominees list for the 'Listener's Choice' award at the 2021 MAMAs.

The 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) have released the first round of finalists for the exciting "Listener's Choice" category. Twenty artists from 18 different African countries have made the first round of finalists, making it a highly contested category. South African artist Focalistic has secured a spot along with Durban's favourite female beat dropper, DBN Gogo and DJ Dinho. Nigerian songstress Tiwa Savage has also made it as a finalist alongside several other artists from across the continent.

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