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A new 'Raya and the Last Dragon' trailer debuts new Jhené Aiko song "Lead The Way"

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R&B songstress Jhené Aiko is set to release her new song “Lead The Way” from the soundtrack for the upcoming film Raya and the Last Dragon.

On Friday, a new trailer for the Walt Disney Animation film was released that features a preview of the track, which was created by Grammy-winning composer James Newton-Howard. The soundtrack for Raya and the Last Dragon arrives Feb. 26th, followed by the “Lead The Way” video, which will be released next month. 

The film is set in the fictional land of Kumandra, 500 years after an evil force compelled the dragons, who lived peacefully among humans, to sacrifice themselves in order to save humanity. Star Wars’ Kelly Marie Tran will voice the character of Raya, a young warrior who must find the last dragon and unify the people of Kumandra, before the forces of evil can locate it.

Raya and the Last Dragon, scheduled to be released in theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access on March 5th, also stars comedian and Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina.

Lead The Way” marks the latest Jhené Aiko track created for a film or TV series.  It follows her 2020 anthem “Vote,” which was featured on an episode of ABC’s black-ish last October. 

By Rachel George
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