Beyoncé Announces New Visual Album ‘Black Is King’

The video album — which Beyoncé wrote, directed and produced — is based on her album, The Lion King: The Gift. Other contributors to the album include Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Tierra Whack, and Donald Glover.

In a press release from Disney and Parkwood Entertainment said the film”reimagines the lessons of The Lion King for today’s young kings and queens in search of their own crowns” and is a celebratory memoir for the world on the Black experience.”

“The film is a story for the ages that informs and rebuilds the present. A reunion of cultures and shared generational beliefs. A story of how the people left most broken have an extraordinary gift and a purposeful future.”

The announcement comes just one week after the launch of her new track, The Black Parade.

A teaser trailer for Black Is King is currently available to watch on Beyoncé’s website and the full visual will arrive on Disney + July 31.

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