Beyonce‘s Black is king is finally here!
The 38-year-old singer dropped the visual album on Disney + Friday on July 31.
It is safe to say Blue Ivy Carter, 8 and Rumi Carter and Sir Carter, 3, are the showstoppers, especially considering that the twins’ cameo is a rare occurrence. Nor are they the only members of the famous family that were included in the video. Tina Knowles-Lawson and Jay-Z are attending. In fact, there are several celebrity cameos. Lupita Nyong’o, Kelly Rowland and Naomi Campbell can also be seen in the film.
According to Disney +, Black is king “introduces the lessons from new The Lion King for today̵
“The film was produced for a year with a cast and crew that stand for diversity and connectivity,” says the website of the streaming platform. “The travels of black families are honored over time in a story about a young king’s transcendent journey through betrayal, love, and self-identity. His ancestors help him determine his destiny, and with his father’s teachings and guidance from his childhood love He deserves the virtues needed to regain his home and throne. These timeless lessons are revealed and reflected by today’s black voices now in their own power. “
Beyoncé referred to it in an Instagram post last month Black is king as “love work” and her “passion project”. She also said that it was “originally filmed as an accompaniment The Lion King: The Gift Soundtrack, “which she debuted with the remake of 2019 and” should celebrate the breadth and beauty of black descent “.
“I could never have imagined that all the hard work that went into this production would serve a greater purpose a year later,” continued Beyoncé, who played Nala in the Disney film. “The events of 2020 have made the film’s vision and message even more relevant as people around the world embark on a historic journey. We are all looking for safety and light. Many of us want change. I think if black people Telling About It With our own stories, we can shift the axis of the world and tell our REAL story of generational and soulfulness that are not told in our history books. “