Black Is King: Meet the 4 African directors who worked on Beyoncé’s album

Black Is King: Meet the 4 African directors who worked on Beyoncé’s album

Grammy award-winning American singer, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, has released the Black Is King visual album which is linked to Disney’s remake of last year’s The Lion King.

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Beyoncé’s visuals have accentuated her exceptional creative capabilities as an iconic artist.

The Already single, which forms part of The Lion King: The Gift album, is featured in Beyoncé’s Black is King visual album.

Meet the 4 Ghanaian Directors who worked on Beyoncé’s Black Is King album (photos)

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter and the Ghanaians that worked on her project. Photo credit: Twitter
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Following the release of the latest music video for Beyoncé’s Already song which features Ghana’s dancehall musician, Shatta Wale, more Ghanaian creatives have emerged as contributors to the extraordinary video.

Legit.ng has compiled photos of the four Ghanaian creatives who worked on Beyoncé’s Black is King album.

1. Emmanuel Adjei

Adjei is a Ghanaian-Dutch filmmaker, schooled in Utrecht, the Netherlands, and Ghent, Belgium, whose past credits include videos for Madonna’s Dark Ballet and Batuka. Both were taken from her 2019 album, Madame X.

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2. Blitz Bazawule

Ghanaian filmmaker, Samuel Bazawule, began his career as hip-hop artist, Blitz the Ambassador, releasing three albums before turning to film-making with The Burial of Kojo. It was included in the 2019 Whitney Biennial and, after being distributed by Ava DuVernay’s company Array, became the first movie from Ghana to be added to Netflix, where it’s still available to stream.

3. Kwasi Fordjour

The Ghanaian-born Fordjour is the creative director at Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment.

He started as an intern for her musical director and served as the creative director for her historic 2018 Vogue cover shoot.

4. David Boanuh

For Beyoncé's new Disney+ film Black is King, Ashesi University alum '19, David Boanuh served as the director of photography for scenes shot in Ghana.

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In other news, social media users have mixed reactions after a Twitter user shared snaps of his coworker who pulled up in a white Bentley at his place of work on Wednesday, August 5.

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The former colleague was only there to quit. The post shared on the microblogging app by tweep @NoFeelinzz has garnered a lot of reactions. @NoFeelinzz did not mention the coworker's name, where they are from or the name of their place of work.

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