This upcoming visual album release will follow up Beyoncé’s “Black Parade,” her latest single that was released on Juneteenth.
The singer has long a history of producing full-on visual productions in tandem with her albums, including 2013’s Beyoncé and 2016’s Lemonade.
The visual album title “Black is King” the record will be available on the streaming service Disney Plus on July 31st, and is based on songs from The Lion King: The Gift, the soundtrack to the remake of The Lion King, the 2019 animated film in which Beyoncé served as the voice of Nala.
The album will be produced, written & directed by Beyoncé herself in in collaboration with Disney and her entertainment company Parkwood.
the visual album will feature a star-studded lineup of collaborators including husband Jay-Z, daughter Blue Ivy Carter, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Pharrell, Tierra Whack, and many more.
Black is King tells the story of a young king’s transcendent journey through betrayal, love and self-identity. His ancestors help guide him toward his destiny, and with his father’s teachings and guidance from his childhood love, he earns the virtues needed to reclaim his home and throne.
The 1 minute trailer of this upcoming album was released on Beyoncé’s website Saturday night. While is just a tease it really looks epic! Check it out for your self! And let us know what you think.