Twitter hilariously breaks down Beyoncé's 'Formation' video
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Twitter went HAM.
From ruining everyone's Saturday plans.
When you had things to do and places to go but Beyoncé just threw your entire day off course. pic.twitter.com/P8yMs7EvMs— tev (@The__Prototype) February 6, 2016
HERE BEYONCÈ LET ME SAVE YOU THE TROUBLE. pic.twitter.com/CadOB40scq — #FORMATION (@HoneyBeyonceK) February 6, 2016
Beyoncé dropped a real life Tyra Mail.… message!— Johnny Boy ☮ (@JohnTheFame) February 6, 2016
Like.....BITCH it's fuckin Saturday as fuck. 4pm in FEBRUARY on some regular ass shit. And she just gon drop this shit with no forewarning
— Edgar Allen Hoe (@BederomO) February 6, 2016
To giving Red Lobster epic promo.
Beyoncé dropped a Red Lobster reference a couple days before V-Day. Broke niggas: WE'RE SAVED!! pic.twitter.com/rkH8hOFnEz— Sabin Rene Figaro (@TimAintCool) February 6, 2016
When you realize your dad took your mom to red lobster every week pic.twitter.com/Re7PPLmbvI — John Legend (@johnlegend) February 6, 2016
Yo @redlobster y'all gotta change the menu. #CheddarBeyBiscuits — Rob Markman (@RobMarkman) February 6, 2016
Red Lobster CEO: RAISE THEM MOTHERFUCKING PRICES NOW!! pic.twitter.com/KnjU7G3wCh— Jamal Paisley ♏️ (@JamalPaisley) February 6, 2016
Beyoncé had Twitter all transfixed by the subtle yet poignant moments in her visuals and lyrics.
sinking the police car is maybe the video's most important moment: both a damnation of police injustice and sort of baptism for black life — jason (@nonlinearnotes) February 6, 2016
BLACK WOMEN DON'T HAVE TO STAY POOR TO BE AUTHENTIC !— Magical Black Siren (@Blackamazon) February 6, 2016
Let's just...I'm just going to sit this here one more time:pic.twitter.com/iM9ENGhPsx — Christina Coleman (@ChrissyCole) February 6, 2016
It was in the beautiful cultural references throughout the video.
Two weeks ago we told you there was a special reason all Beyoncé's dancers were black! #Formation #BlackExcellence pic.twitter.com/biHeiQ1xdv — THE BEYHIVÉ (@TheBeyHiveTeam) February 6, 2016
The white gowns serving Julie Dash's Daughters of the Dust realness pic.twitter.com/8cipQRjhuN pic.twitter.com/HNXxyuPzii pic.twitter.com/i5tR8XEhZI — Prolific Hummer (@Vivaciously_Val) February 6, 2016
The "you can make your tasteless jokes but my mother is still queen and my fro still poppin and we still rich" smile pic.twitter.com/ry2b3bTeOj — sc: Ephrata (@ephrizzy) February 6, 2016
And the seamless way she brought together threads of the black experience in America.
this part of the formation video was excellent pic.twitter.com/JEjWD8Rphb — mimi (@oddworId) February 6, 2016
You could teach an entire class on the #Formation video. Beyoncé played no games and made sure to let y'all know what it was. #BHM — April (@ReignOfApril) February 6, 2016
This video is revolutionary in so many beautiful ways. Political and subversive in signature Bey-style 🙌🏾#formation pic.twitter.com/xv6gx5MwTN — Anna Sterling (@AnnaMSterling) February 6, 2016
From Big Freedia, to baby hair and hot sauce this video is laced with peak blackness. It's Black History Month in HD, surround sound.
Yes @Beyonce for showing @bigfreedia mad love!! I LIVE!!! — Danielle Brooks (@thedanieb) February 6, 2016
MY DADDY ALABAMA, MAMA LOUISIANA
YOU MIX THAT NEGRO WITH THAT CREOLE MAKE A TEXAS BAMA#Formation pic.twitter.com/M6doDhtt0I — TEXAS BAMA ✨ (@DillonJaden) February 6, 2016
#Formation is blacker than Frankie Beverley and Maze at a backyard BBQ
— Cirque du SoBae (@brownandbella) February 6, 2016
If you watch Formation and No Angel back to back, a blackness portal opens up and the Soul Glo song plays
— Uncle Grandpa (@jeffuhz) February 6, 2016
Top negro spirituals: Black National Anthem Wade In The Water Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child A Change Gonna Come Formation — Aaron Epps (@ASquared96) February 6, 2016