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Beyonce’s Black is King launches today on Disney Plus: Singer’s new ‘visual album’ is now streaming

Beyonce’s Black is King launches today on Disney Plus: the singer’s rich and vibrant ‘visual album’ now available to stream

Whether you’re a BeyHive member or a fan of Disney’s live action movie The Lion King, you don’t want to miss Black is King this summer on Disney Plus.

Written, directed and performed by Beyoncé, the rich and vibrant ‘visual album’ is now available to stream and is ‘a festive memoir to the world about the black experience’ and ‘reimagines the lessons of the Lion King,’ according to Disney .

It guides the singer-songwriter The Lion King: The Gift, an album she released in 2019, coinciding with the movie The Lion King that summer.

Beyonce's Black is King launches today on Disney Plus. Disney describes it as 'a festive memoir for the world of the black experience' and 'gives a new look at the lessons in The Lion King'

Beyonce’s Black is King launches today on Disney Plus. Disney describes it as ‘a festive memoir for the world of the black experience’ and ‘gives a new look at the lessons in The Lion King’

Black is King honors the journeys of black families through time in a story about a young king's transcendent journey through betrayal, love and self-identity

Black is King honors the journeys of black families through time in a story about a young king's transcendent journey through betrayal, love and self-identity

Black is King honors the journeys of black families through time in a story about a young king’s transcendent journey through betrayal, love and self-identity

Black is King's vibrant cinematography captures a stunning cast of actors and dancers, as well as breathtaking landscapes around the world

Black is King's vibrant cinematography captures a stunning cast of actors and dancers, as well as breathtaking landscapes around the world

Black is King’s vibrant cinematography captures a stunning cast of actors and dancers, as well as breathtaking landscapes around the world

Black is King honors the journeys of black families through time in a story about a young king’s transcendent journey through betrayal, love and self-identity.

His ancestors help lead him to his destination, and with his father’s teachings and guidance from his childhood sweetheart, he earns the virtues needed to reclaim his house and throne.

Black Is King was in production for a year and has special guests such as models Aweng Ade-Chuol and Adut Akech, supermodel Naomi Campbell, Tina Knowles-Lawson, author and Academy Award winning actor Lupita Nyong’o, singer Kelly Rowland, Pharrell Williams and JAY-Z. Many artists on the album ‘The Lion King: The Gift’ also appear.

Filmed from locations around the world, including New York, Los Angeles, South Africa, West Africa, London and Belgium, the film’s vibrant cinematography captures a stunning cast of actors and dancers, as well as beautiful landscapes across continents .

Beyonce Knowles-Carter dropped her official music video for Already, a song from the new movie Black is King, which is now available to watch on Disney Plus

Beyonce Knowles-Carter dropped her official music video for Already, a song from the new movie Black is King, which is now available to watch on Disney Plus

Beyonce Knowles-Carter dropped her official music video for Already, a song from the new movie Black is King, which is now available to watch on Disney Plus

Yesterday, the 24-time Grammy Award winner dropped the official video for her song Already from Black is King.

She also brought one Deluxe edition of her album The Lion King: The Gift, with two new songs, Black Parade, which she released on Juneteenth, and a remix of Find Your Way Back with MELO-X.

Beyonce also released a Deluxe Edition of her album The Lion King: The Gift, featuring two new songs, Black Parade and a remix of Find Your Way Back with MELO-X

Beyonce also released a Deluxe Edition of her album The Lion King: The Gift, featuring two new songs, Black Parade and a remix of Find Your Way Back with MELO-X

Beyonce also released a Deluxe Edition of her album The Lion King: The Gift, featuring two new songs, Black Parade and a remix of Find Your Way Back with MELO-X

Award-winning singer-songwriter dons a form-fitting brown onesie with small crescents printed as she dances with a group of backup dancers

Award-winning singer-songwriter dons a form-fitting brown onesie with small crescents printed as she dances with a group of backup dancers

Award-winning singer-songwriter dons a form-fitting brown onesie with small crescents printed as she dances with a group of backup dancers

How to stream Black is King on Disney Plus UK

Black is King is available to stream Disney Plus UK from today. If you’re not yet subscribed to the streaming service, membership prices start from £ 5.99 per month, or £ 59.99 for an entire year, making it just £ 4.99 per month and saving you 15 percent.

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