[160] Sukriti Wahi of Elle Australia praised the inclusion of non-black people of color who have experienced colorism in the film, such as South Asian model Sheerah Ravindren, as well as the showcasing of black fashion designers. [129] Black Is King was one of the 15 most-watched streaming video on demand films of 2020, according to ScreenEngine/ASI. [64], Bob Iger, Executive Chairman of The Walt Disney Company, handled talks with Beyoncé to release Black Is King on Disney+. [34] "[31], The film addresses and subverts stereotypical depictions of Africans and African Americans. 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[63] The swimmers recalled seeing different aspects of Beyoncé on set, one being "Beyoncé the businesswoman, fearless in bringing her vision to life" who "never hesitated getting wet, literally, as many times as needed to get the perfect shot", and the other being "Beyoncé the mother, taking time to include her family in the entire process" and "frequently checking in with the younger girls to make sure they remained comfortable in the cool water". The ancestor tells the prince to return to the river, in which he finds the scepter. Beyoncé has recently released a brand new video labeled “Black Is King” on Disney Plus. I Just Can't Wait to Be King (2019 soundtrack), The Lion Sleeps Tonight (2019 soundtrack), Can You Feel the Love Tonight (2019 soundtrack), The Lion Guard (Music from the TV Series), https://lionking.fandom.com/wiki/Beyoncé?oldid=286091. [140][141] Olivia Harrison of Refinery29 commented: "Leave it to Beyoncé and Disney to be on the cutting edge of digital campaign trends". Released on July 10, 2019, it was written and produced by Ilya Salmanzadeh, Labrinth and Beyoncé. [173] IndieWire named the "Brown Skin Girl" video the sixth best music video of 2020, citing the locations, fashion, and "kinetic motion of the camera in relation to its subjects, subtly panning up, zooming out, or spinning overhead. Beyoncé was impressed by his performance and she sought him out, ultimately casting him in the lead role in Black Is King. [5] The film tells the story of a young African prince (Folajomi Akinmurele) who is exiled from his kingdom after the death of his father. [210] Steff Yotka of Vogue wrote that "Black Is King was the digital fashion event of the summer, upstaging official fashion weeks by aligning garments with history, celebrity, purpose, and unparalleled beauty". [132], On the night of June 27, 2020, a teaser trailer for Black Is King was posted on Beyoncé's website, the first official announcement of the film to the public. 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"[175], Collider named Black Is King the third best Disney+ film of 2020, describing it as "one of the true pop culture events of 2020" consisting of "moments that celebrate, with incredible choreography and jaw-dropping visuals, the singular power of Blackness". The video is called a “visual album” and features music from her album “The Lion King: The Gift”. [42], Beyoncé explained that she believes The Gift "is the first soundtrack where it becomes visual in your mind". Blackness is bigger than that; in fact, it's transcendent. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (/ b iː ˈ j ɒ n s eɪ / bee-YON-say; née Knowles; born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, actress and record producer. [1] [2] [3] Seu lançamento ocorreu em 19 de julho de 2019, por intermédio da Parkwood Entertainment e licenciamento … I keep building more layers and repeat this editing process for months. The album was also … \"Disney’s upcoming film journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. She has earned five Grammy Awards, and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy". "[43], On June 19, 2020, Beyoncé released the single "Black Parade", in celebration of the Juneteenth holiday which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. The Lion King: The Gift é uma trilha sonora produzida pela cantora norte-americana Beyoncé para o remake em renderização 3D The Lion King (2019), e mais tarde para o filme musical Black Is King (2020). Allegra Frank writing for Vox described the song as "perfect" and "otherworldly good". "[170] Entertainment Tonight named Black Is King one of the biggest stories of 2020, describing it as a film that "beautifully celebrates African cultures and roots" and which showcases Beyoncé's attention to detail, citing the "jaw-dropping looks that perfectly encapsulated the visual album's theme of afrofuturism". Outside, a biker gang arrives and encircles the prince. [33] The outfits of Beyoncé and an entourage of women in the "Mood 4 Eva" sequence was an allusion to the Dahomey Amazons, an all-female military regiment from the Kingdom of Dahomey in present-day Benin, who were considered "one of the most feared military groups known to man". "[150] At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating to reviews, the film has a weighted average score of 84 out of 100, based on 19 critics, indicating "universal acclaim". "Brown Skin Girl" (stylized in uppercase) is a song by American singer Beyoncé, Guyanese singer Saint Jhn, and Nigerian singer Wizkid, featuring Blue Ivy Carter from the 2019 album The Lion King: The Gift The song was sent to Top 40/Rhythmic radio on July 23, 2019 as the second single from the album. She released her debut album, Dangerously in Love, in 2003, leading her to become a solo artist. In the story of the film, the prince receives guidance and empowerment from his ancestors to recognize his brilliance and ultimately reclaim his throne. [8], Sophia Ordaz of Slate noted that as well as the message of the film being "that Black kingship amounts to responsible manhood, Black femininity is just as integral". Stephen Ojo and Caleb Bonney of dance group AVO (Africa's Very Own) Boyz were unexpectedly contacted by American choreographer JaQuel Knight and asked to fly out to Los Angeles the following day. [60], Beyoncé had a vision for the story she wanted to tell, and she brought on Blitz Bazawule to assist in writing it, who subsequently produced a storyboard with over 250 frames. [152] Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen of The Sydney Morning Herald agreed, writing that the film "takes the viewer on a dazzling, hyper-real ride through natural landscapes and space-age futures, while incorporating elements of black history and tradition". The king comes to save him and is killed by a bike. She also co-wrote and sang "Spirit". [106], Okla Jones of Consequence of Sound praised Beyoncé's direction and attention to detail, noting how the colors, settings, outfits and music in each scene match the emotional state of the protagonist in his journey. "[39] Janell Hobson of Ms. wrote that the "Brown Skin Girl" video is "a reminder of how Black women's collective gaze on each other is powerful enough to challenge the male gaze", as well as "a reminder of the community and solidarity of women to build each other up and raise our daughters toward the confidence they need to navigate a white imperialist and hetero-patriarchal world". In 2019, the DWP Academy posted their own choreography for the song after it was first released. [108], The Ghanaian chapter was led by director Joshua Kissi. 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Watch Beyonce behind the scenes as the voice of Nala in the 2019 Lion King movie. [71] When asked how he was brought onto the film, Nyaniso Dzedze said that he asked himself the same question and described it as "spiritual and divine". The film was released globally on Disney+ on July 31, 2020, and was aired the following day across Sub-Saharan Africa on M-Net and Canal+ Afrique and across the Middle East and North Africa on OSN. [106][107] Ponte City Apartments in Johannesburg was chosen as the location for the king's ascension to heaven, as the building used to be a bastion of apartheid in South Africa, and so the film upends that symbol and shows the prince floating out of it. [200] At the 2020 Soul Train Music Awards, "Brown Skin Girl" won Video of the Year, marking her second win in this category out of nine nominations, the most of any artist. [69] Nigerian dancer and actor Stephen Ojo was also first recruited as a dancer for the "Spirit" music video. [13] Odie Henderson of RogerEbert.com described the film as a "jaw-dropping visual achievement", applauding the cinematographers who provided a wide variety of "stunning visuals" that cohere as a whole. "Spirit" is a song by American singer Beyoncé for the soundtrack of the photorealistic remake of The Lion King and the companion album The Lion King: The Gift. [158] Writing for Glamour, Candace McDuffie explained how the message of the film is much deeper than a simple retelling of The Lion King, with the film showcasing "the dynamic nature of Blackness" to the world. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. He now dreams of spending his time partying with girls inside a tricked-out hearse ("Ja Ara E"). [68], Folajomi Akinmurele's acting debut was in the "Spirit" music video. [124] On the film's release date, the official music video for "Already" was released, as well as a deluxe edition of The Gift which includes both the original and extended versions of "Black Parade" and a remix of "Find Your Way Back" by MeLo-X. Arboine also praised how the film showcases a diverse range of elements that constitute blackness, such as black debutante balls, London council estates and durags. Describing it as "a visual masterpiece" that is "almost overwhelming", Menta praised the many settings and outfits in the film and noted that every detail on screen has meaning. Fordjour added: "As men, I feel like sometimes we walk through this world aimlessly and sometimes we just need to be embraced. [38], On July 19, 2019, The Lion King (a photorealistic computer-animated remake of Disney's traditionally animated 1994 film of the same name) was theatrically released in the United States. Similarly, with the film, Beyoncé is empowering the African diaspora to connect with their heritage, celebrate their culture and recognize their self-worth. Each song was written to reflect the film's storytelling that gives the listener a chance to imagine their own imagery, while listening to a new contemporary interpretation. [75], For the "Brown Skin Girl" video specifically, Beyoncé explained that it was important for her to represent "all different shades of brown". At the beginning of the COVID‑19 pandemic, a full re-edit of the film was carried out in order to make the story as poignant as possible. [6] Candice Frederick for The Guardian added that Beyoncé showing that "Black power comes from within and is our cultural birthright [and] not something that is granted to us by someone else" is a "hard realization", as the current narrative is centered on "how a system built by other people has failed us and what we need from them to be successful". Obie concluded: "Just like the art, fashion, locations, musicians and actors who make up Black Is King and The Gift, we are stronger when we see ourselves connected in global struggle and glory. 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