Beyonce Drops 'Black Is King' Visual Album

Beyoncé's visual album 'Black is King' is a testament to the enduring royalty of blackness

Beyoncé's visual album 'Black is King' is a testament to the enduring royalty of blackness. Image Disney

The Grammy victor, 38, included a special shout-out in the Friday, July 31, Disney+ special to her son, 2.

With Black Is King, her new visual album released exclusively on the platform, comes "a global sense of Blackness, within and beyond the USA", per NPR.

At the end of the film, Beyonce says that it is, "Dedicated to my son, Sir Carter".

Beyoncé - BLACK IS KING Lyrics and Tracklist
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Di visual album highlight "di journey of Black families, throughout time" and tell di tori of "one young king journey through betrayal, love and self-identity".

As per The Hollywood Reporter, "Black Is King" is based on the music from Beyonce's 2019 soundtrack for the animated film, "The Lion King: The Gift".

At the nearly dizzying Disney heights, Beyoncé finds herself bluntly tells an America still staggering from the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd and the subsequent Black Lives Matter floodlight on the realities of systemic racism: "let Black be synonymous with glory". "The film is a story for the ages that informs and rebuilds the present". Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong'o and Kelly Rowland are also featured.

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"We're grateful to Beyonce for this celebration of the black experience", tweeted black culture website essence.com. His raw talent is evident in "Don't Jealous Me" but even more so in the vibrant rendition of "Mood 4 Eva", which sees him wearing the same clothes as Jay-Z while confidently rapping the lyrics.

Yet Beyoncé made sure to go beyond just representing dark-skinned Black women; she depicted dark-skinned Asian women too.

"I only hope that from watching, you leave feeling inspired to continue building a legacy that impacts the world in an immeasurable way".

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