Beyonce shut down the stage at her 2018 Coachella performance, and now she’s shutting down Netflix too.
The singer’s documentary, Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce, released on April 17, via the Netflix platform. The concert documentary is an in-depth look at what it took to pull off the performance of a lifetime. It is written, directed, and executive-produced by Queen Bey herself. So naturally, the project doesn’t skip corners but instead takes viewers on an intimate journey on what it took to produce such a historical concert, as well doing its part to reveal a side of Beyonce never before seen.
The news of the documentary came a week before it’s release, and caused widespread hysteria amongst social media galaxies. Some of the most memorable tweets came from members of the Beyhive, and her mother.
IF YOU THINK I'M UP WAITING FOR THIS DOCUMENTARY TO AIR EVEN THOUGH I HAVE TO BE UP IN THREE HOURS THEN YOU'RE DAMN RIGHT https://t.co/OMxZ4MeNU5
— Larissa (@laribeey) April 17, 2019
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Saw this written above photo and commentary by: Alisa Adamson Profit and thought i would share it with you https://apple.news/AmQP7CFzMQOS7gDDGvfigMw ❤️❤️I told Beyonce that i was afraid that the predominately white audience at Coachella would be confused by all of the black culture and Black college culture because it was something that they might not get. Her brave response to me made me feel a-bit selfish and ashamed. She said i have worked very hard to get to the point where i have a true voice and At this point in my life and my career i have a responsibility to do whats best for the world and not what is most popular “ She said that her hope is that after the show young people would research this culture and see how cool it is, and young people black and white would listen to “ LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING and see how amazing the words are for us all and bridge the gap. She also hopes that it will encourage young kids to enroll in our amazing HIstorically Black Colleges and Universities . I stand corrected ❤️
Beyonce is the first African-American woman to ever headline for Coachella. According to Rolling Stone, Homecoming shows Bey’s several months worth of preparation for the performance, her love and admiration for HBCUs, her life as a mom, and her dedication to perfecting her craft.
Homecoming is now available on Netflix. On April 17, Beyonce also released a live album, called Homecoming: The Live Album.
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