Beyonce drops epic ‘Already’ video ahead of ‘Black Is King’ premiere

The stunning video features Major Laser and Shatta Wale

European Premiere of Disney's "The Lion King"
Beyonce Knowles-Carter attends the European Premiere of Disney's "The Lion King" at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)

Beyonce has finally unveiled her highly-anticipated project, Black Is King, but fans got to see a sneak peek hours before the visual album premiered on Disney+.

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The singer debuted the music video for “Already” on Thursday evening, offering a glimpse of what was to come. The song that features Major Lazer and Shatta Wale appeared on her album, The Lion King: The Gift, when it dropped last year, but this is the first time we get to see the stunning visuals.

The video is part of Black Is King, a visual album that brings the music from the 2019 album to life in a whole new way.

Beyonce shared the “Already” video on her Instagram page.

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Black Is King is an affirmation of a grand purpose, with lush visuals that celebrate Black resilience and culture. The film highlights the beauty of tradition and Black excellence,” Disney said in a statement.

The project highlights “the voyages of Black families, throughout time” and tells the story of “a young king’s transcendent journey through betrayal, love, and self-identity,” said the press release. “Black Is King is an affirmation of a grand purpose, with lush visuals that celebrate Black resilience and culture.”

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The project features cameos from Blue Ivy Carter, Kelly Rowland, Tina Knowles Lawson, Lupita Nyong’o, Jay-Z, Naomi Campbell, and Pharrell Williams among others.

Of course, we’ve already seen Beyonce’s latest masterpiece but we’ll give you a little time to catch up before we dive into all of the reasons it’s a phenomenal piece of art and a crowning achievement in her career.

Black Is King is streaming now on Disney+.

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