BeyoncÃ© Giselle Knowles Carter fans turn up for her birthday every year – and this one is special.
So, in honor of our Queen’s 40th birthday, this week’s Pop Life Chronicles is an all Bey edition.
“Homecoming: a film by BeyoncÃ©”
Luckily for those of us who couldn’t secure tickets to the live shows, she created âHomecomingâ for Netflix, which features performance highlights and intimate behind-the-scenes footage from her preparations for the. spectacle.
“Black is king”
This visual album was filmed as a companion to his 2019 soundtrack “The Lion King: The Gift” and is lush in its celebration of darkness and African culture.
As with any Bey project, the production is top notch, a feast for the eyes and rich in symbolism.
“Black Is King” is streaming on Disney +.
âDreamgirlsâ may have won Jennifer Hudson an Oscar, but it scored BeyoncÃ© a hit with the song âListenâ.
Based on Tony’s award-winning play, the film stars BeyoncÃ© as Deena Jones, one of three black soul singers who struggle to find fame.
The musical was right in its alley. You can stream it on Amazon Prime, HBO Max, or Hulu.
Three things to listen to
This was the case with “Lemonade”, a sweet success based on the sour marital issues between the singer and her superstar husband, Jay-Z (don’t worry, they’re fine now).
It also helps the music to feel quite timeless.
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One thing to say
BeyoncÃ© may be a big star, but she has never forgotten where she came from.
She also didn’t leave behind her Destiny’s Child co-members Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, both of whom also went on to have successful solo careers.
The trio often perform together for Bey’s biggest events, like the Super Bowl and Coachella, and she has supported them both in some of their projects.
A real fraternity that we wish would result in a reunion album!
Something to sip
This week, something to sip is a drink in honor of one of the brightest stars to ever grace our universe.