Beyoncé Drops “Formation”
One day before she performs with Coldplay at Super Bowl 50, Beyoncé has dropped a new single called “Formation.” The song is her first since 2014’s Beyoncé. Check out the video, artwork, and track below. The song was reportedly produced by Mike WiLL Made-It and co-written by Rae Sremmurd’s Swae Lee. Grab a free download here.
The video features shots of Beyoncé lying on top of a New Orleans police car that’s submerged in water. At different points she hangs out of a car window and dances in an antebellum era home. At one point there’s a line of police officers with their hands up; they’re standing across from a wall tagged with the words “stop shooting us.” Her daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, makes an appearance.
She’s also released a line of “Formation” merch.