Hear Jhené Aiko’s new song “Lead the Way”

As part of the soundtrack for Disney movie ‘Raya and the Last Dragon.’

Jhené Aiko has shared “Lead the Way,” a new song for the new animated Disney film Raya and the Last Dragon.

Aiko wrote and recorded the uplifting track for the movie, which premieres on the streaming service Disney+ today (March 5). “The number one thing was I heard dragon, and I love dragons,” Aiko told Apple Music of her involvement with the movie. “I have a big dragon tattoo on my back. I was born in ’88, which is the year of the dragon. And I just think it’s a beautiful, mystical creature that is just so many things; symbolizes so many things for me, personally.”

The self-described “Disney kid” also added that she has “always had this little fantasy of being a Disney princess, voicing one, or like being the character. So, this was the closest that I’ve gotten, so I was pretty excited.”

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Last year, Aiko released her Chilombo album as well as its deluxe edition, which added nine new tracks. She previously released videos for album cuts “One Way St” with Ab-Soul, “BS” with HER and “P*$$Y Fairy (OTW).”

Listen to “Lead the Way” below:

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