Beyonce Black Is King Hair Makeup Is Already Iconic

Lawrence Kim
August 1, 2020

Beyonce had described the work as a "labor of love", that now serves "a greater purpose" than its original role as a companion piece to "The Lion King: The Gift", given the current sociopolitical climate.

She also released a Deluxe Edition of her album The Lion King: The Gift, which features two new songs, Black Parade, which she released on Juneteenth, and a remix of Find Your Way Back with MELO-X.

Black Is King was shot across the globe including Johannesburg, Ghana, London, Belgium, and the Grand Canyon, as well as Beyoncé's own backyard.

The film follows Beyonce's venerated 2016 visual album "Lemonade", which emphasized black womanhood against the backdrop of America's heritage of slavery and culture of oppression. - The death of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter Movement and the continued fight for social justice.

"It's been a year in the making", she explained. "Many of us want change", she wrote in a post on Instagram that teased the visual album. "And I hope y'all see it tonight".

That leads into Brown Skin Girl, as Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong'o and Kelly Rowland - queens that Beyonce name-drops on the song - make appearances alongside other black and brown women and girls in a deep celebration of melanin, diversity and sisterhood.

The LP features the likes of Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Beyonce's husband Jay-Z and their eight-year-old daughter Blue Ivy Carter. It's a family affair, with musical cousins - both familiar and on the verge - part of the safari ride.

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Beyoncé's music video for "Spirit" - the only song to be included in 2019's remake of "The Lion King" - was Akinmurele's acting debut.

It seems critics are joining with fans in their view of Beyonce's Black is King, giving it his star ratings. "The film highlights the beauty of tradition and Black excellence".

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