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     New Beyonce “Formation” Single Features Past/Recent Historical Black References

February 8, 2016
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G98.7FM Entertainment News

 

Beyonce's newest single ‘Formation’ is being described as one of the most political music videos in recent memory. 

 

The song, which Beyonce performed during Super Bowl 50s halftime show yesterday, references celebrated black figures, events and nationalist organizations of the past and recent black histories such as the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Hurricane Katrina and the Black Panther Party. She even refers to the Black Lives Matter Movement and what it means to be black in the United States; she sings:  

 

"My daddy Alabama, Momma Louisiana. You mix that Negro with that Creole make a Texas bamma. I like my baby hair, with baby hair and afros. I like my Negro nose with Jackson Five nostrils...” 

 

Shortly after her Super Bowl performance, Queen Bey announced a 40-date “Formation” World tour that will commence in late April, with the Toronto leg taking place at the Rogers Centre on May 25th! 

 

Source: BBCNews.com/Image: newsflow24.com

Contributor: Simone Douglas | Follow on Twitter: @ssdproductions

 

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