• How Beyonce drew inspiration for her Love Drought video from an Igbo slave trade story

    How Beyonce drew inspiration for her Love Drought video from an Igbo slave trade story

    It’s one of the many striking images from Beyonce’s Lemonade visual album. The scene (from the Love Drought video) where she leads a procession of black women walking into the ocean as if they are about to drown themselves willingly.

    Well did you know the video draws inspiration from a slave time story popularly known as the Igbo Landing. The story of igbos who were brought to America to be slaves but vowed to drown themselves rather than be […]