‘My dress is from Kenya’ Beyonce’s daughter Blue Ivy shows off custom made outfit

 

Beyonce has shared with fans worldwide her inspiration behind a Kenyan custom made yellow dress and neck piece that her daughter Blue Ivy wore earlier this year.

Blue Ivy in the video can be heard saying

‘And this piece is from Kenya. Ok I will tell you one thing so this is a circle and this Africa is the circle of life.’ 

Beyonce adds that

‘so many talented people worked on on this project. I was very honored to have the women of Northern Kenya work on a very special costume for Blue’

This dress and headpiece was hand beaded with love by beadingArtist from Kenya.

She wore this headpiece and dress to the Waco’s 2019 Gala (annual wearable art gala) at the WACO Theater in Los Angeles for a night full of art, music, and charitable donations.

The glamorous gala was organized by Bey’s mom, Tina Knowles, and her husband, Richard Lawson, to benefit their nonprofit gallery and performance venue.

The theme of the evening was “A Journey to the Pride Lands,” inspired by the then anticipated live-action remake of The Lion King in which Beyoncé voiced Nala.

While Bey modeled a glimmering golden jumpsuit with a cape and voluminous lion motif, JAY-Z sported a dark suit.

Blue Ivy even got in on the Pride Rock fun, rocking a billowing bright yellow dress and a spiked crown á la Bey’s onstage ensemble at the 2017 Grammys.

 

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Blue Ivy walking towards Beyonce will give you goosebumps

The global icon debuts the epic visual for her Lion King-inspired anthem.

The majestic clip was shot against the gorgeous backdrop of Havasu Falls in the Havasupai Reservation in Arizona and features Queen Bey in all of nature’s glory.

She glows in a yellow dress in the desert, ravishes in red while wading in the river, and leads her dancers in a blue fringe jumpsuit.

Blue Ivy also makes a cameo in between scenes from the Jon Favreau-directed film.

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“Spirit” is the first release off The Lion King: The Gift.

The soundtrack, a musical ode to the film, features new music from Beyoncé, plus collaborations with JAY-Z, Childish Gambino, WizKid, Pharrell, Tierra Whack, Jessie Reyez, Burna Boy, Mr. Eazi, 070 Shake, and Blue Ivy.

Watch below as Blue Ivy makes an appearance in the music video, while walking towards her mum.

Beyonce calls ‘Lion King’ album a love letter to Africa

 

Beyonce  has opened up about her special connection to the Lion King.

“This soundtrack is a love letter to Africa and I wanted to make sure we found the best talent from Africa, and not just use some of the sounds and did my interpretation of it,” Beyonce Knowles-Carter told ABC News.

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“I wanted it to be authentic to what is beautiful about the music in Africa,” she said, adding that they used “a lot” of drums and “incredible new sounds mixed with some of the producers from America.”

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The Beyoncé-produced-and-curated compilation album, “The Lion King: The Gift,” features global artists and is due out July 19, the same day the film hits theaters.

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This week, Disney is set to release The Lion King soundtrack, produced by Beyonce and packed with Afrobeats artists including Yemi Alade, Tekno, Mr. Eazi, Burna Boy and Wizkid.

Watch below