Last night (July 16), Beyoncé dropped the stunning visual for her latest track, "Spirit."
The four-minute video, which was shot in the Grand Canyon, showcases the beauty of Earth. Throughout the visual, Beyoncé hits flawless choreography and includes shots of animals running wild throughout nature. To put the icing on the cake, Bey's daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, was in front of the camera acting like a pro.
Before the video's debut, Queen Bey spoke with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts. She emphasized the importance of highlighting nature's beauty.
"The concept of the video is to show how God is the painter and natural beauty in nature needs no art direction," she said. "It's the beauty of color, the beauty of melanin, the beauty of tradition." Beyoncé also explained that Africa inspired her. "It was important that we weren't just inspired by Africa but that we actually included and learned from the motherland."
The Lion King: The Gift, a soundtrack by the 37-year-old songstress, will release alongside the film on Friday (July 19). Yesterday (July 16), Bey revealed the tracklist for her latest LP. The project features guest appearances from JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Wiz Kid, Jessie Reyez, Tierra Whack, Blue Ivy Carter and more.
While speaking on the film and soundtrack, Beyoncé revealed that the music created is a love letter to Africa. "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," she said.
"We've kind of created our own genre, and I feel like the soundtrack, it becomes visual in your mind," Beyoncé said during her interview. "It's a soundscape. It's more than just the music, because each song tells the story of the film."
Watch Beyoncé's stunning visual for "Spirit" below.