But the fourth segment of Self-Titled, which is titled (so many titles) “Liberation,” has Beyonce going into intimate detail about the creation and inspiration of the song “Partition” and its accompanying video. Apparently, Bey took Jay Z to the famous strip club Crazy Horse the night he proposed to her. Which was also his birthday. Got that? And then she thought the strippers were so hot that she wanted to be up there dancing like that for Jay, which is basically the premise of the racy “Partition” visual.
Bey also goes on to talk about how she got her body and her sexuality back after gaining 60 pounds during pregnancy, and ties many of those ideas back into why she chose to center the video on a very arty striptease. I think. Just watch the video above, people.
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