Beyoncé's New Visual Album ‘Black Is King’ Is Coming to Disney Plus and People Can't Deal

Beyoncé's newest visual album, Black Is King, based on The Lion King: The Gift, a soundtrack she curated for The Lion King, will drop on Disney Plus in July.

  • Next month, Disney Plus subscribers will be able to watch Black Is King, a new visual album from Beyoncé.
  • Black Is King is based on The Lion King: The Gift, the soundtrack that Bey curated for the 2019 photorealistic remake of The Lion King.
  • Unsurprisingly, people (especially Beyhive members on Twitter) are ecstatic about the news.

Beyoncé's next project is coming to Disney Plus, and, thankfully, we don't have to wait long to see it.

The visual album, called Black Is Kingwill drop on Disney Plus on July 31. The project, which Bey wrote, directed, and executive produced, is based on the The Lion King: The Gift, the soundtrack that Beyoncé curated for the photorealistic remake of the animated classic, in which she also voiced NalaBlack Is King will star the featured artists from The Lion King: The Gift, which included tracks from Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, 070 Shake, Tierra Whack, Jay-Z, Blue Ivy Carter, Jessie Reyez, Wizkid, Shatta Wale, Burna Boy, Mr Eazi, Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Yemi Alade, Busiswa, and Salatiel.

Appropriately, Black Is King is set to premiere on the one-year anniversary of The Lion King's theatrical release

Check out the teaser trailer for the epic project below:

Naturally, the Beyhive is LOSING IT on Twitter:

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