Stormzy covers Beyoncé’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’ on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge

Watch the grime artist take on the track from The Lion King: The Gift album

Stormzy has covered Beyoncé as part of BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge Month. The grime artist took on “Brown Skin Girl”, which recently appeared on her The Lion King: The Gift album.

The track came at the end of a three-song set, which started with his recent singles “Crown” and “Sound of Skeng”. The version of “Brown Skin Girl” featured guest vocals from singer Stalk Ashley and backing from a live band.

He also added his own verse to the song, including the lyrics: “Young Simba and his lioness, young Simba got his mind fresh / This is for my unborn daughter, man I'll never let you down / On your head you wear a crown.”

Check out the full set below.