Beyonce’s ‘Black Is King’ hopes to shift notion of being Black

Beyonce’s new visible album celebrating Black tradition was greeted with rapturous critiques on Friday, arriving within the midst of a cultural reckoning about race and social justice.

“Black is King,” which reimagines the story of the “The Lion King” film with people, is meant to “shift the worldwide notion of the phrase Black,” the R&B singer stated in a message marking its launch.

Work on the album, which options lush music movies celebrating the seek for identification and Black magnificence in modern and historic instances, started a 12 months in the past.

However its launch on Friday adopted a surge of worldwide protests about racial injustice prompted by the killings of Black women and men by the hands of U.S. police.