The ‘Formation’ singer is selling a 600-page coffee table book with the recipe behind the making of her hit album ‘Lemonade.’
Making this lemonade costs a whole lot more than lemons.
Beyonce is squeezing more out of her sixth studio album mega hit “Lemonade” with a $299.99 600-page coffee table book that gives fans a look at how it was made inside a limited-edition box set. It also features a double vinyl LP, along with audio and visual downloads.
The hardcover book, titled “How to make Lemonade,” features unreleased family photos and behind-the-scenes shots that show the making of the visual album along with notes, poems and essays from artist. The forward was written by baptist minister and famed author of “Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America,” Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, and poetry by British writer Warsan Shire.
Queen Bey follows a slew of other high profile stars who have launched pricey coffee table books. Madonna released her infamous “Sex” book in 1992, a fantasy fiction compilation of erotic photos she released with fifth studio album “Erotica,” currently selling for $150 on eBay, and Kim Kardashian put out her selfie book “Selfish” last year, a photo book for $60.
The voluminous tome features snaps of the 35-year-old powerhouse songstress spending time with her daughter, Blue Ivy, and husband Jay-Z on the football field where she famously debuted her politically-driven anthem “Formation” during the Super Bowl 50 Halftime show in 2016.
Several photos show the performance in which her backup dancers dressed in Black Panther-esque outfits to promote the black power movement and raise awareness on police brutality.
“Lemonade” took home the Grammy award in 2017 for Best Urban Contemporary Album and caused quite a stir upon its release in April of 2016 for having lyrics that hinted at Jay-Z’s alleged affair. The unknown mistress Bey refers to as “Becky with the good hair” in the song “Sorry,” caused drama for her swarming fan base, the “Bey Hive,” with people speculating starlets like Rita Ora and designer Rachel Roy were to blame for the rumored infidelity.
More recently, the new mom has kept a low profile after giving birth in June to twins, baby boy Sir and her second little lady, Rumi Carter. Earlier this month, a report claimed she would be launching a follow up to “Lemonade.”
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