Omah Lay And Ayra Starr Feature On ‘Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse’ Soundtrack

Nigerian Artists Join Wizkid on the Album, Showcasing the Global Ascension of Afrobeats

In a significant stride for the global recognition of Afrobeats, Nigerian superstars Omah Lay and Ayra Starr have been featured on the deluxe version of Marvel’s ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ album soundtrack. Produced by renowned American record producer Metro Boomin, the soundtrack showcases the increasing international influence of Afrobeats and its artists.

Omah Lay lends his voice to the track ‘I Can’t Stop,’ alongside Big Boss Vette, while Ayra Starr collaborates with Becky G on ‘Take It To The Top.’ Their inclusion on the soundtrack underscores the growing international appeal of Nigerian music and its artists, who are selling out shows in choice venues and appearing in blockbuster movies alongside their Western counterparts.

The ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ soundtrack also features Wizkid, another Nigerian superstar, who appears on ‘Link Up’ alongside Don Toliver, Beam, and Toian. Other artists on the soundtrack include Swae Lee, who, alongside Post Malone, contributed to the soundtrack for the first installment of the movie.

The album also boasts appearances from notable rappers such as Nas, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, 21 Savage, A$AP Rocky, JID, A Boogie With Da Hoodie, Lil Uzi Vert, and others. The diverse lineup of artists on the soundtrack reflects the broad appeal and versatility of the music associated with the Spider-Verse franchise.

The second installment of ‘Spider-Verse’ follows the highly successful prequel ‘Into the Spider-Verse,’ released in 2018, which grossed over $380 million. The inclusion of Afrobeats artists in the soundtrack is a testament to the genre’s growing global influence and the exceptional talent of its artists.

As fans eagerly await the release of ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,’ the soundtrack offers a tantalizing glimpse of the musical journey that awaits them. With the likes of Omah Lay, Ayra Starr, and Wizkid on board, the album is set to be a hit among fans of the franchise and music lovers alike.

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