Beyoncé drops new song 'Black Parade' for Juneteenth
Written by Beyonce and co-produced by Derek Dixie, “Black Parade” also features her husband Jay-Z as co-writer along with Dixie (the Emmy-nominated music director of “HOMECOMING: A Film by Beyonce Knowles”), Kaydence, Denisia “”@blu_june” Andrews and Brittany “@chi_coney” Coney for @NOVAWAV, among others.
Beyonce honored Juneteenth 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. Click the link in my bio to learn more."
She also posted a directory of Black-owned businesses on her website, writing:
Being Black is your activism.
Black excellence is a form of protest. Black joy is your right.
"Black Parade" celebrates you and in conjunction with its release, BeyGOOD has created a Black Business Impact Fund, administered by the National Urban League, to benefit and support Black-owned small businesses in need."