The mother of Beyoncé, Tina Lawson lawson marked a turning point on her daughter’s music career; on June 18, Lawson jumped into her verified Instagram account so as to celebrate the 18th anniversary of the groundbreaking pop album ‘Dangerously in Love.’
Lawson, who garnered media attention due to her collaboration with the Grammy-award winning singer in order to raise fund for COVID-19 relief efforts, first released the cover of the album, in which the singer is seen wearing a chain bralette, and then told off the styling process of the iconic cover photo. She wrote:
“I can’t believe it’s been 18 years today that Dangerously In Love album came out! I remember it like yesterday! The top was actually pants that Cher wore on the cover of Vanity Fair designed and made by Jose Barrera a super talented Jewelry designer.”
Then Lawson unveiled that she the key figure of the styling for the cover; according to the businesswoman the idea of wearing “the most famous body chain in the world” was totally hers. In her own words:
“I asked him if he could make it into a Top for the Album Cover. He did and the rest is history. This won best Album Cover. I remember Beyonce saying I just want some baggy Jeans momma.”
In her message, Lawson also declared that the well-known singer wrote ‘Dangerously in Love’ at the age of 16, and added that she always had a vision of what she wanted. She concluded her words by expressing that she is so proud of her daughter.
As Lawson stated in her Instagram post, the cover photo including the body chain was captured by Markus Klinko back in 2003.