and Jay Z
prove beach is better in the black-and-white video for Bey’s “Drunk In Love.” The Beyonce
track was co-written by Bey, Jay, Timbaland
and a host of others, and the visual was directed by the legendary Hype Williams
. With all that firepower, neither the song nor the visual disappoints. The track starts out with a bhangra chant and a hazy beat, but soon turns into thick trap beat, all hi-hats and 808s.
As for the video, it starts out with Bey stalking around the beach with her pageant trophy, wearing her sexiest night bikini. But then she goes into straight-up Sasha Fierce mode, popping and twerking and throwing up signs while her hubby raps. Like the album rollout, it’s simple, but it’s completely compelling.
Watch it up top.
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