A Disney movie starring Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo will feature thw music of two Nigerian artist. The movie will feature songs from Davido and MC Galaxy. The track-list of the movie revealed that Sekem by MC Galaxy will be on track 2 and Skelewu by Davido will be on track 7. The movie is titled Queen of Katwe and it is a Disney Movie. Davido and Mc Galaxy are not the only African artist whose song will be featured in the Ugandan artist Eddy Kenzo‘s song Mbilo Mbilo will be in the movie too.
The news has gotten to Davido and he was also surprised by the news. He said on snapchat, ”Never thought I’d hear ”Skelewu” in a Disney movie. Amazing. #QueenofKatwe @iamshizzi!! CRAZY SHIT. God bless you!!”
Queen of Katwe is a 2016 American biographical sports drama film directed by Mira Nair from a screenplay by William Wheeler. Starring David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o, and Madina Nalwanga; the film depicts the life of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan chess prodigy from Katwe who becomes a Woman Candidate Master after her performances at World Chess Olympiads. The film is produced by Walt Disney Pictures and ESPN Films, and set for a limited release in North America on September 23, 2016, followed by a general theatrical release on September 30.