Meet 7-year-old Nigerian boy who featured in Beyonce’s ‘Black Is King’



Beyonce’s Black Is King album has given a lot of African celebrities the opportunity to work closely with the star.

However, one of those who is fortune to work with Beyonce is a 7-year-old Nigerian boy named Folajomi Akinmurele.

The young boy has been recognized in Beyonce’s album and he played the role of Simba in the new release.

It was reported that the boy had first featured in Beyoncé’s 2019 music video for Spirit

Also, he featured in two other music videos.

The boy has actually made Nigeria and the rest of the world proud.

It was his acting debut but he seemed to impress the renowned singer that she sought him out for her latest album.

In the story line, Akinmurele starred as a young Simba who is driven out of his home by Scar and must go on a journey of self-discovery.

The young boy beautifully portrayed his role of a young Simba at the start of his journey. He also featured in Don’t Jealous Me and Mood 4 Eva, which sees him wearing the same clothes as Jay-Z while confidently rapping the lyrics.

Meanwhile, Akinmurele reveals on his Instagram bio that he is ‘a kid who loves to act, loves sports and video games’.


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And a few more clips of me…🎵 we’re part of something way BIGGER 🎵

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