Black is King, which reimagines the story of the The Lion King with a focus on a young boy, is meant to "shift the global perception of the word black", the singer said in a message marking its release.
She also was twinning with the Single Ladies singer by wearing the same bodysuit as her in the album.More news: Vietnam reports 40 more Covid-19 cases, total rises to 586
"We're grateful to Beyonce for this celebration of the black experience", tweeted black culture website essence.com.
In Black Is King, Beyonce wore outfits by many black designers and went on to reimagine the story of The Lion King across the modern world and presented elements of Black history along with African tradition in her album with a new, contemporary angle.
"I know she lost weight but she looks like a whole different person", said one Twitter user. That includes Ghanaian artists Lord Afrixana and Shatta Wale, Afropop all-star, Mr. Eazi, rapper Tierra Whack, and songwriter-producer extraordinaire, Pharrell Williams, among others (there are also appearances by Yemi Alade, Busiswa, Ninja, Jessie Reyez, Kelly Rowland, Salatiel, Moonchild Sanelly, Tiwa Savage, and Wizkid). Stay tuned for more Beyonce family news!
For now, she's at home watching Beyoncé's magic on Disney+-just like the rest of us.More news: New Saline County COVID-19 Cases
Black Is King is an nearly 90-minute visual album from Beyonce, released on Disney+.
"Black excellence is a form of protest".
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