Comment The new Mona Lisa. The nine-song album, complete with one visual component and a bonus track, is streaming in full on Tidal as we speak. With their trilogy recounting marital strife to remarried bliss now complete, what do we make of this closing chapter? Note that Detail is not credited on Everything Is Love.
Hers, a soul-baring masterpiece about black womanhood, self-worth, and trifling men. His, a mea culpa for cheating on his wife. Following the release of each album, rumors of that elusive joint album persisted , but it was Jay-Z himself who first confirmed its existence last year.
During his album rollout, Jay revealed that, yes, the joint album was in the pipeline when Detail said it was, but it was shelved once Lemonade — and the near-dissolution of their marriage — took priority. So her album came out as opposed to the joint album that we were working on. More on that below. It was filmed in the Louvre. As in, the the Louvre.
The most famous museum on Earth — located in Paris, France a city Hov loves to be in , for those of you who snoozed through art history class or the Da Vinci Code.
Bey and Jay serve withering stares in front of the Mona Lisa. A recreation of their last infamous private Louvre photo shoot. The couple filmed the video last month, post-Beychella hence, the same hair.
In a statement to Vulture , a spokesperson for The Louvre has explained why the museum allowed the Carters the run of the place: During their last visit in May , they explained their idea of filming. The deadlines were very tight but the Louvre was quickly convinced because the synopsis showed a real attachment to the museum and its beloved artworks. There is also a reference to Colin Kaepernick, with images of young black men taking a knee in protest of police brutality.
It features Offset and Quavo from Migos poor Takeoff as well as Pharrell, who also produced the song with Bey and Hov; they all also wrote the song.