Beyoncé's Black Is King: The story belongs to the Queen

In the novel "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie moved a young woman from Nigeria to the United States. They are trying to adapt, but the feeling to be a

Beyoncé's Black Is King: The story belongs to the Queen

In the novel "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie moved a young woman from Nigeria to the United States. They are trying to adapt, but the feeling to be among African Americans in a foreign, not get rid of them, the African. She was angry enough to judge your friend. Once you attended an event of the African students Association. "The African-Americans who come to our Meetings," explains the Chairman there, "write poems about mother Africa and think every African woman is a Nubian Queen."

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The Nigerian author Adichie and the Texas-born pop icon Beyonce have much in common. But 2013 quoted Beyonce in her Song "Flawless" from a TED Talk by Adichie about feminism. The response to the Song was, as is the case with beyoncé's interventions usual, great. Only three years later, Adichie said in an Interview: Beyoncé was lovely, said she, and you, the author, convinced of their best intentions. Just some of the basic Beliefs was removed from her.

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Now, Beyoncé has in the midst of the concert-free summer into a bombastic music, movie released. "Black Is King" is the name of it, and that it is the only method of payment channels available visual continuation of the work of their last album, "The Lion King: The Gift" – up to the June-released Single, "Black Parade" is to listen to the same music – is the resonance again.

In her announcement, Beyonce had in time the political significance referred to. The global protest movements have made the message of the film pressing still. Director has led them themselves, supported by many, even some of the African Co-Directors. Out a work to describe the beauty and Pride of the black Community, and so far in the fiction drifts, as a music film is expected to come.

Beyoncé so wanders in a white dress at the sea along and takes singing to a baby. She is Madonna, the Yoruba goddess of fertility, the behörnte Queen of a long forgotten Tribes on a spotted horse. In the panoramic iconic views of change in Africa: colonial houses, desert, barracks. A lot of wildlife spotted fabric. The few white-skinned in this Film, way, servant, the only one on the side of the Queen, tolerated Hero's are consistently a little Boy, of well-meaning voices, accompanied from the Off. He was part of the Grand narrative of black culture, it is said, of old, your Rich spoiled kings protected: "Let black be synonymous with glory." Effortlessly Beyoncé quotes for your self-empowerment scenario, the current contributions to the Debate, and Simba, the Lion cub. The new disney film "the lion king" has written the title song. Also "Black Is King" is a disney production.

Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 07:19

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