The Time’s Person of the Year, Beyoncé surprised the world with the song she released in the final hours of Juneteenth, a holiday marking the end of slavery in the United States.
The new song named ‘Black Parade‘ includes forceful lyrics about police brutality & violence, ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement, Black History, and coronavirus pandemic.
The lyrics are as follows:
“Yeah, yeah, I’m for us, all black/ All chrome (Yeah), black-owned (Yeah)
Trust me, they gon’ need an army (Ah)/ Rubber bullets bouncin’ off me (Ah)
Pandemic fly on the runway, in my hazmat/ Judgin’, runnin’ through the house to my art, all black
Black love, we gon’ stay together/ Curtis Mayfield on the speaker (Woo)/ Lil’ Malcolm, Martin mixed with momma Tina (Woo)/ Need another march, lemme call Tamika (Woo)/ Need peace and reparation for my people (Woo)”
Following releasing the song, Beyoncé captioned the music video as follows on Instagram:
“Happy Juneteenth Weekend! I hope we continue to share joy and celebrate each other, even in the midst of struggle. Please continue to remember our beauty, strength and power.”
And she added:
“‘BLACK PARADE’ celebrates you, your voice and your joy and will benefit Black-owned small businesses.”
In return, her loyal fans left the following comments to show their appreciation:
“I really cried!! SHE SAID WE BIRTH KINGS WE BIRH TRIBES!!! ” said, Kelvin Dukes.
“We’re beyond honored to have been selected as a part of this project. The culture needs it. Thank you.✨💓” wrote, My Brown Box.
“It’s too good and Blackity Black!!!!” added, Danielle Young.
See below to find the mentioned post and view the music video.
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Happy Juneteenth Weekend! I hope we continue to share joy and celebrate each other, even in the midst of struggle. Please continue to remember our beauty, strength and power. _ “BLACK PARADE” celebrates you, your voice and your joy and will benefit Black-owned small businesses. Click the link in my bio to learn more.