The verdict is in: Beyoncé’s new visible album Black Is King is, properly… king!
As you’re probably conscious, the famous person’s new visible album premiered on Disney+ on Friday a few yr after the discharge of the Lion King remake. The hotly-anticipated visible album is predicated on the music from Bey’s soundtrack to the animated movie, The Lion King: The Gift. It consists of full-size movies for tracks like My Power, Brown Skin Girl, Mood 4 Eva, and Already (under), and options the likes of Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, JAY-Z, and somewhat newcomer named Blue Ivy Carter.
In a press launch, Disney+ defined that Black is King reimagines the teachings from the movie for“today’s young kings and queens in search of their own crowns” and is a “celebratory memoir for the world on the black experience” — and, naturally, nobody was celebrating the 85-minute optical feast greater than The Beyhive.
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Fans and viewers took to Twitter on Friday to share enthusiastic reactions to the brand new album; whereas all eyes have been clearly on ‘Yonce, the album’s actual showstopper was popular culture icon Blue Ivy — who, btw, gained her first BET Award on Sunday for her work on Brown Skin Girl.
See followers’ reactions to the 8-yr-outdated’s cameos within the movies for My Power and Brown Skin Girl (under):
Other followers, in the meantime, have been extra centered on the songs, the colourful cinematography, the areas, Bey’s lewks, and naturally, the celebration of Black (and Brown) tradition. Ch-ch-take a look at extra responses (under):
“Just when I think I couldn’t love Beyoncé more, she’s put dark-skinned Indian women and girls in the video for BROWN SKIN GIRL… Doing more for representation for dark-skinned South Asian women than most Bollywood celebrities who prefer to promote skin lightening #BlackIsKing”
“There are literally so many South African entertainers in #BlackIsKing. We should all be so proud of them. It’s honestly mind blowing.”
“I wish I had a visual like #BlackIsKing in my youth. I’m tearing up thinking about how these images and words will affect the dark-skinned girls and boys around the world who are constantly “othered.” Like I used to be.”
“Black is King incorporates I think [everything] that could be considered art ever…music fashion photography videography portraiture writing its all there and *chef’s kiss*”
“the visuals, the styling, the hair. it’s everything for me. #BlackIsKing”