In addition to Beyoncé taking on the role of Nala in The Lion King, the artist released The Lion King: The Gift, a 14-track album to accompany the live-action remake’s soundtrack.
We covered that and the South African artists, Moonchild Sanelly and Busiswa, who she included on the album last week.
The first single, Spirit, was an instant hit, but the music video has sparked controversy.
According to Zaza Hlalethwa for The Mail & Guardian, Spirit allegedly borrows its aesthetic from La Maison Noir: The Gift and The Curse, an 18-minute visual album accompanying South African artist Petite Noir’s eponymous 2018 EP.
Before we launch into the comparison, here’s La Maison Noir: The Gift and The Curse: