Likelihood The Rapper has revealed that he has a shock position within the new “Lion King” remake, an expertise he referred to as “one of the best blurs” of his life.
The “Coloring Book” rapper — who mentioned he grew up “obsessed” with all issues associated to “The Lion King” — shared on Instagram on Wednesday that Donald Glover, who performs grownup Simba within the remake of the 1994 animated Disney basic, inspired director Jon Favreau to incorporate him within the challenge.
“He did the coolest thing ever and told director Jon Favreau to call me in as a consultant to keep the original flavor,” Likelihood The Rapper, whose actual title is Chancelor Bennett, wrote within the put up’s caption.
The rapper famous that over the course of a yr, he would go to the “Lion King” studio to see early animations and scenes, which he described as “out of this world amazing.”
He added, “One day I’m there Jon asked me to do some singing stuff, another day he asks me to do some lines. [It’s] all a blur, but I’ll tell u [it’s] one of the best blurs of my whole life. I am so blessed to know people like Donald and Jon man.”
Likelihood The Rapper additionally posted pictures on Instagram from the “Lion King” remake’s world premiere in Los Angeles on Tuesday night time. One image reveals him with Beyoncé, who voices Nala within the movie, in addition to together with his spouse, Kirsten Corley, and their 3-year-old daughter, Kensli. He additionally shared a clip of the movie’s credit that lists him as a “bush baby” within the movie.
The much-anticipated film hits theaters on July 19.
Final week, Likelihood The Rapper teased the discharge of his debut studio album, which is offered for pre-order and is ready to return out later this month, in line with Billboard. His most up-to-date mixtape, “Coloring Book,” launched in 2016, gained a Grammy for Finest Rap Album the next yr.
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