Ahead of the release of her highly anticipated album, RenaissanceBeyoncé is teasing fans with never-seen-before pictures of her family.
The 40-year-old singer published an adorable selfie on her website showing herself in bed with her little ones: Blue Ivy, 10, and twins Rumi and Sir, 5, all shared with husband Jay-Z.
“I want to give a special thanks to Rumi, Sir and Blu for giving me space, creativity and inspiration,” she wrote, before giving another sweet shout-out to her husband with the photo: “A special thanks to my beautiful husband and muse. , who held me up during those late nights in the studio.”
The star also shared an old photo of her young mother Tina Knowles and her late uncle, a gay man who died of AIDS, which she credits as one of the inspirations for the album.
He wrote, “Many thanks to my Uncle Johnny.” She was my godmother and the first person who exposed me to a lot of the music and culture that served as the inspiration for this album. Thank you to all the pioneers who contributed to the Genesis culture, to all the fallen angels whose contributions have gone unrecognized for too long. It’s a celebration for you.”
She continued, “To all my fans: I hope you enjoy this music. I hope it inspires you to continue Wiggle. Ha! And feel as unique, strong and sexy as you are.” for.”
Describing the creative process, the singer described Renaissance Being the first of three parts recorded over a period of “three years during the pandemic”.
“There’s still time to be, but there’s also a time when I found myself most creative,” she said of the process. “Making this album gave me a place to dream and escape to the world during a scary time. It allowed me to feel free and adventurous at a time when something else was going on. My intention was to create a safe space.” , creating a space without judgement. A place to be free from perfectionism and overthinking. A place to scream, to be free, to feel freedom. It was a beautiful journey of exploration.”
Although fans around the world have been itching to hear more music following the success of the album’s first single, “Break My Soul,” this isn’t the first time they’ve heard Beyoncé speak eloquently about the album’s collection.
During the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards, the singer broke down when she opened up about losing her Uncle Johnny to AIDS-related causes.
Describing him as “the most wonderfully gay man I have ever met”, she said, “He lived his truth and was brave and apologetic at a time when this country was not accepting.”
“Watching his battle with HIV was one of the most traumatic experiences I’ve ever had. I hope his struggle has served to open the way for other young people to live more independently.” It is your human right to carry and carry Red Lobster.”
Know about: wellness, parenting, body image and more Who? Back who With Yahoo Life’s newsletter. register here,