An official description for the music film, which uses songs from 2019's live-action Lion King, reads, “The voyages of Black families, throughout time, are honored in a tale about a young king’s transcendent journey through betrayal, love and self-identity.
However, the internet still wasn't prepared for her full-on slay. “Black Is King is a labor of love,” Beyoncé wrote about the film on Instagram. “It is my passion project that I have been filming, researching and editing day and night for the past year.
I believe that when Black people tell our own stories, we can shift the axis of the world and tell our REAL history of generational wealth and richness of soul that are not told in our history books.
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. " It's a celebration of Blackness in all its beauty and history, and you need to watch it immediately.