Khaya Mthethwa to direct the choral music for 'The Lion King'

Khaya Mthethwa. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Khaya Mthethwa. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Local musician Khaya Mthethwa is the official choral director for The Lion King movie.

Khaya and his wife Ntandoyenkosi shared the exciting news on their Instagram pages on the morning that the movie premiered.From just being a pastor’s kid (PK) to winning Idols SA season 8, Khaya has come a long way in his music career.

"God has elevated you so much. Everything you touch turns into magic. I am so proud of you my love. Your hard work and attention to detail are only a few characteristics that make you the best in your field. Onwards and Upwards baby. Meet the Choral Music Director for the Lion King movie PS: I will not get a t-shirt that says “My Husband is the Choral Director #LionKing” Ntando captioned the post.

Khaya is among other artists such as Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly and Lebo M that have been chosen to take part in the movie's soundtrack and Beyoncé’s The Lion King album.

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