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LISTEN to Beyonce’s surprise song ‘Black Parade’ in honour of Juneteenth

Beyonce has dropped a surprise song in honour of the holiday of the day that slaves were officially free. 

Juneteenth is celebrated on 19 June and is celebrated every year in the United States with varying levels of official recognition. This year, in 2020, Juneteenth falls on a weekend as is being celebrated elaborately, especially by Beyonce.

She shared the surprise on Instagram writing:

“Happy Juneteenth Weekend! I hope we continue to share joy and celebrate each other, even in the midst of struggle. Please continue to remember our beauty, strength and power.

“BLACK PARADE” celebrates you, your voice and your joy and will benefit Black-owned small businesses.”

This is coming only hours after the singer announced ‘Black Parade‘ which is an initiative that supports black-owned businesses.

The Black Parade site also provides a directory of Black-owned businesses ranging from art & design, restaurants, beauty products, lifestyle, wellness, bookstores and more.

Listen to ‘Black Parade’ below:

Simbiat studied Computer Science at the University of Lagos. She enjoys doing research and spends most of her time reading. She can be contacted at simbiat@sidomexuniversal.com.


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