The drought is almost over. Six years after the release of her seminal album Lemonade, Beyoncé has confirmed she has new music coming in a few weeks.
On Thursday morning, the music legend announced that his seventh album Renaissance (subtitled “Act I” on his official website) will be released on July 29.
Needless to say, the commotion quickly caused a huge stir on social media, with Beyoncé and Renaissance quickly moving up the list of global trending topics on Twitter.
Here’s what fans have had to say so far…
First of all, the morning timing of the announcement did not go unnoticed
And everyone was jostling to wake up their friends
Everyone was celebrating a new Beyoncé album was finally within reach after so long
Although some couldn’t help but wonder why the queen of the surprise release was warning fans so much?
Others pointed out that the star had been so innovative with previous releases that even a throwback to tradition was new for Beyoncé.
Although the track list has yet to be revealed, the fact that Renaissance has 16 songs was a major cause for celebration.
And some were even excited about all those “explicit” tags
The idea of having new music from Beyoncé this summer was a huge draw for a lot of Hive
While others pointed out that a new album from the record-breaking singer is exactly what the world needs.
It didn’t take sleuths long to point out that Beyoncé first teased the album title last year.
And they’re now scouring that same interview for more nuggets of information.
Fans are more than happy to spend on merchandising even if they haven’t heard a single song yet
And does a new album mean a new tour?
Wait… what does ‘Act I’ mean?
But whatever happens next, we’re READY