On Friday June 19, Beyoncé did what she does best and dropped a new unexpected song on us. The song “Black Parade” made its debut on the historically black holiday, Juneteenth, which made the song extra special.
“Happy Juneteenth Weekend! I hope we continue to share joy and celebrate each other, even in the midst of struggle. Please continue to remember our beauty, strength and power.
“BLACK PARADE” celebrates you, your voice and your joy and will benefit Black-owned small businesses. Click the link in my bio to learn more,” the singer said on her Instagram.
According to CNN, The song is in conjunction with Beyoncé’s “Black Parade Route,” a directory of Black-owned businesses that’s powered by the National Urban League. The directory is full of black artists, beauty influencers, fashion designers, restaurants & bars, creatives, and local services. Beyonce posted this directory on her website as a form of activism in light of the tragic events that has taken place this past month.
“Black Parade” is now streaming on all major platforms. Take a listen to the full song below.
Black Parade was produced by Beyoncé and Derek Dixie. Songwriters include Beyoncé, Derek James Dixie, Akil King, Brittany Coney, Denisia Andrews, Kim Krysiuk, Rickie Tice, and Shawn Carter.