The Lying King: did Beyoncé pinch from a local artist for her ...

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The Lying King: did Beyoncé pinch from a local artist for her new video?

Her 'Lion King' video looks similar to an SA singer's work - and it isn't the first time Queen B has done this

Tswelopele Maputla

Beyoncé’s Spirit music video had social media abuzz last week. Praised for its beautiful visuals, great garments and overall aesthetic, it affirmed what we’ve long known: Beyoncé is a living icon.

The track is off The Lion King: The Gift – the companion album to Disney’s remake of the classic film and the singer’s “love letter to Africa”. 

However, it seems Queen B can’t take all the credit for the video – it looks too similar to SA singer-songwriter Petite Noir’s visual album La Maison Noir for many people’s liking, including:..

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