Review: Beyoncé's 'Black Is King' is supreme Black art

 

Last updated 7/31/2020 at 5:28pm

A still image from 'Black is King.' Village News/Disney

MESFIN FEKADU

AP Music Writer

King Beyoncé's new film takes you on a journey of Black art, music, history and fashion as the superstar transports you to Africa to tell the story of a young man in search of his crown, matched to epic songs she created while inspired by "The Lion King."

The voyage feels even more special during the current state of the world, as the Black experience has been looked at closely in the wake of the many deaths of Black people, and the Black Lives Matter movement that continues to protest racism and inequality. And for those of us who have been stuck in place for...



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