Beyoncé Released a New Video for "Brown Skin Girl" Featuring Blue Ivy and Kelly Rowland
"It was so important to me in ‘Brown Skin Girl’ that we represented all different shades of brown," Beyoncé said in a statement.
Beyoncé released a new video for her song "Brown Skin Girl," featuring Saint Jhn, Wizkid, and her daughter Blue Ivy Carter – it was originally featured in her visual album Black Is King but is now available on YouTube. On Monday, the stunning video premiered on Good Morning America along with a statement from the Queen herself.
"It was so important to me in ‘Brown Skin Girl’ that we represented all different shades of brown," Beyoncé said. "We wanted every character to be shot in a regal light … It was important that we are all in this together and we’re all celebrating each other."
If this is your first time watching, get ready to be in total awe. From stunning, joyful shots of Beyoncé with her daughters Rumi and Blue Ivy, to dancing scenes from her friends like Naomi Campbell, Kelly Rowland, and Lupita Nyong’o, it's difficult to pinpoint a favorite moment. On Twitter, fans posted thousands of reactions to the release. "We cannot stress this enough! Thank you Queen bee for sharing the beauty of a black woman," one fan wrote. "The way that beyoncé made sure to embody many black beauties in the Brown Skin Girl video including her own daughter," posted another.
Other reactions shared a similar sentiment about the importance of the video and the song.
Many women on social media are also sharing photos of themselves and clips from the video with the lyrics from the song, especially the lines, "Brown skin girl / Your skin just like pearls / The best thing in the world / Never trade you for anybody else."
Watch the full "Brown Skin Girl" video below: