- 31 Jul 19
The youngster's voice is sampled on Beyonce's song 'Brown Skin Girl' which debuted on the chart at number 76.
With a mom like Queen B and a dad like Jay-Z, it was rather predictable that Blue Ivy would end up involved with music one way or another. Yet, securing a Billboard 100 hit at the sweet age of seven remains an incredible achievement.
Alongside Beyonce and her little girl's voice,'Brown Skin Girl' features vocals from Saint Jhn and Wizkid. It is part of the superstar's The Lion King: The Gift album, inspired by the hit movie and its hyperrealistic remake, which opened in theaters on July 19.
While only one song from the album, named 'Spirit', is from the The Lion King movie sountrack, it remained a perfect opportunity for a mother/daughter collaboration with such a theme.
It is safe to say it also contributed to the already enormous publicity the Disney movie has been getting.
Today, it has officially crossed-over the billion-dollar mark at the box office and in doing so has surpassed the original. Meanwhile, The Lion King: The Gift debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, with 54,000 equivalent album units earned by last week, according to Nielsen Music.
Both the album and the remake have fed off each other's great popularity, and put Blue Ivy under yet another spotlight.
This comes after she was already featured on her dad's 4:44 bonus track 'Blue’s Freestyle/We Family' back in 2017.
Beyonce has acumulated 63 entries on the Billboard 100 during her solo career, plus 14 as a member of Destiny's Child and five as The Carters. Out of all these entries, she reached N°1 ten times. Her husband Jay-Z has got a whopping 100 entries on his own, plus five as The Carters and reached N°1 four times.
All these achievements combined make the powercouple such giants from the global music industry that their success seems unattainable.
Yet, Blue Ivy seems to already be confidently walking into her parents steps towards what could well be a stellar career and there is no doubt that they'll encourage her to do so.