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Duchess Meghan Markle and the Queen Bey Finally Meet

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (L) meets cast and crew, including Beyonce Knowles-Carter (C) Jay-Z (R) as she attends the European Premiere of Disney’s “The Lion King” on July 14, 2019, in London. Photo: Niklas Halle’n-WPA Pool (Getty Images) Once upon a time, a U.K. princess (okay, duchess) met a Disney princess. This Sunday, the European […]

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Tina ‘Knowles’ Black Excellence and Urges Us To Never Dim Our Light

Photo: Emma McIntyre (GETTY IMAGES) As a people, we’ve been known to make it out on top in some of the most unfortunate circumstances. With all that we have been through, we still manage to find a way to celebrate the beauty that comes with being black. Even when you trod us down into the […]

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The Lion King and the Great Circle of Nostalgia

The Lion King (2019)Screenshot: Walt Disney Studios (YouTube) The year was 1994, and a Tiny Tonja sat in a crowded theater to witness what would become her favorite Disney film, and one of her favorite films of all time. Twenty-five years later, that same film would be reimagined using CGI-animated technology that the younger version […]

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‘The Lion King’ Is One Of The Most Visually Stunning Effects Movie We’ve Ever Seen

Disney Jon Favreau’s reimagining of The Lion King is probably the most visually striking effects-heavy movie I’ve ever seen. And it’s not even necessarily the main characters that fully achieve that seemingly hyperbolic first sentence – but it’s more this all-encompassing world he and his team have created. For instance, there’s a scene featuring a […]

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The Best Collaborative Pop Songs Of All-Time, Ranked

Getty Image No stranger to collaboration, Ed Sheeran has earned a reputation over the course of his career as an artist undeterred by genre boundaries. He’s dived head-first into working relationships with artists as disparate as Beyoncé, Tori Kelly, Hoodie Allen, and Lupe Fiasco – lending his significant streaming influence or hoping some of theirs […]

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Beyoncé Stuns in Alexander McQueen at The Lion King World Premiere

Donald Glover, Beyonce Knowles-Carter, and Chiwetel Ejiofor attend the World Premiere of Disney’s The Lion King on July 09, 2019 in Hollywood, Calif.Photo: Jesse Grant (Getty Images for Disney) Simba may be the star of The Lion King, but Beyoncé is the star of the red carpet—and arguably, of Disney’s live-action remake, as her casting […]

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‘This is Sonic Cinema’: Beyoncé Releases New Single ‘Spirit’ From Upcoming Self-Curated Album, The Lion King: The Gift

“Spirit” by Beyoncé Knowles Carter Photo: Kwaku Alston for Disney Studios Like her lioness character, Nala, Beyoncé has “pinned you again”—with a new album! The Lion King: The Gift comes from Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records and is curated by Bey herself. The album will feature some of the most important current African artists in what is […]

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Beyonce’s ‘Spirit’ Is The Stunning First Single From ‘The Lion King’ Soundtrack

Kwaku Alston for Disney Studios Beyonce has released a new original song for the live-action remake of The Lion King. We’ve heard plenty of snippets, but “Spirit” is the first full song we’ve heard from The Lion King‘s soundtrack. “Spirit” was made with the help of composer Hans Zimmer and South African producer and composer […]

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Duchess, Meet Queen? Beyoncé and Meghan Markle May Meet at The Lion King’s London Premiere

Photo: Chris Jackson (WPA Pool/Getty Images), Larry Busacca (Getty Images for TIDAL) They’re two of the world’s most famous women (with equally famous husbands), are both working moms, share a few famous friends and both even sport royal titles (albeit one slightly more official than the other). But have Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and […]

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30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 30: MAZE featuring Frankie Beverly ‘Before I Let Go’

Photo: Capitol I’m not even sure I need to explain why “Before I Let Go” would be the final song of the 30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB series. If you’re black and have congregated with other black folks and this song comes on you know it signals one of two things: 1) It’s […]

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The Lion King: Beyoncé’s New Secret Song and How She Helped Director Jon Favreau’s ‘Cool’ Stock Rise

(L-R): Recording artist Beyonce attends the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards on January 28, 2018 in New York City. Jon Favreau speaks onstage at Tribeca Talks: Jon Favreau with Scarlett Johansson during 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on April 21, 2017 in New York City. Photo: Christopher Polk (Getty Images for NARAS), Theo Wargo (Getty Images for Tribeca […]

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A New ‘The Lion King’ Teaser Features Beyoncé And Donald Glover Singing A Disney Classic

[embedded content] Share This Video So far we’ve seen a lot of imagery from the forthcoming “live-action” (read: still technically animated, but with CGI creatures) The Lion King remake, but the trailers so far haven’t really shown off a lot of singing. That changes now: The new TV spot for the film, due on July […]

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Top 8 Iconic BET Awards Moments

Photo: Kevin Winter (GETTY IMAGES) We’ve been blessed to see another June and with this month comes the blackest night in television. Yup, that’s right, it’s time we gather around as a family and tune into the BET Awards! Since 2001 (yes it has been 18 whole entire years), BET has been celebrating the best […]

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Showing Their True Stripes? A New Report Reveals Diversity Concerns at Adidas

Photo: iStock Prior to inking her highly touted new deal with Adidas, Beyoncé reportedly walked out of a meeting with competitor Reebok due to a lack of diversity on its pitch team. But as an investigative report by the New York Times revealed on Wednesday, Adidas seemingly has some major diversity issues of its own, […]

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Beyoncé and Donald Glover’s ‘Lion King’ Duet Reminds Us of an Old Injustice

For the children who witnessed Disney’s reign in the 90s in real time, The Lion King was their first heartbreak. You know the scene: Simba tries to wake his father Mufasa up after the aftermath of a deadly stampede with no luck. So when Disney announced a live action version of the classic movie in […]

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Donald Glover and Beyoncé Want You to Feel the Love Tonight in New International The Lion King Clip

(L-R): Childish Gambino performs onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival on September 21, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. ; Beyonce Knowles performs onstage during 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 on April 14, 2018 in Indio, California. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images for iHeartMedia), Larry Busacca (Getty Images for Coachella) Love […]

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Meghan Markle, Blake Lively, and More Celebs Love This Iconic Dress — and We Found a $30 Lookalike on Amazon

This Amazon MUXXN Dress Looks Like a Meghan Markle-Loved One | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Meghan Markle, Blake Lively, and More Celebs Love This Iconic Dress — and We Found a $30 Lookalike on Amazon this link is to an external site that […]

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Could Beyoncé Be an Alien? Men in Black: International Star Tessa Thompson Thinks So

The beloved Men in Black franchise is back on the big screen. While many MiB aficionados have been anxiously awaiting the return of this extraterrestrial blockbuster series, the new lead, Tessa Thompson, is quietly killing the game. Men in Black: International is Thompson’s third appearance in a major movie franchise with Creed, Avengers and MiB […]

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