Thanks to Beyoncé, Solomon Linda's famous song finally made its Disney debut—81 years after it was written.
By now, we've all seen and heard think piece after think piece about Beyoncé's latest visual album release Black Is King. The film depicts and celebrates a great deal of African culture and history, paying homage to many underrated and misunderstood artists and practices.
One moment, however, put an end to an 81-year struggle with the Disney giants.
Perhaps one of Disney's most popular songs, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," is a reproduced version of the late South African performer Solomon Ntsele (Linda)'s song "Mbube."