Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Blew Everyone's Minds with a Surprise Performance at the BET Awards

Let freedom ring.

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You know when you're at the BET Awards (opens in new tab) minding your own business, and then the lights go down and everything turns bright red, and you think you're hearing the opening notes to Beyoncé's "Freedom," but you also might be in a fever dream? That dream is a reality, friends. 

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Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar opened the 2016 BET Awards with a surprise performance of their Lemonade collaboration, which is best be described by the following words: slay, praise, and Beysus. 

In case it wasn't clear already, Beyoncé is everything. And watching her and Kendrick splash around in a giant puddle is all you need to see this week. In fact, there's literally no reason to care about Sunday's Game of Thrones finale (opens in new tab), because from here on out all you need is this gif:

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Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.