In case you somehow missed it, Beyoncé's visual album Lemonade was as political and woke as it was stunning and provocative. Bey drew on "the South, New Orleans, her mother’s history as well as her father’s" for the music video "Formation," according to Melina Matsoukas, who directed the video. This was Beyoncé at her very best, with a message and a purpose. “She wanted to show the historical impact of slavery on black love, and what it has done to the black family,” Matsoukas told the New Yorker. She didn't hold back—and gave others permission to do the same.
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