Beyonce shocked the world, releasing a seemingly impromptu album, Beyonce, on iTunes Thursday night. This is the singer's most provocative, revealing album yet. Featuring collaborations with hubby Jay-Z, Frank Ocean, and Drake, brings Beyonce back to a hip-hop root she seems to have strayed from in years past. The album includes a video to go along with every track.
Social media blew up Thursday night, when Beyonce released the album which is currently number one on iTunes, at midnight. Beyonce did more than surprise us with no promotion on her album, she does something that she's never done before musically, and it totally works. The best reaction to the release was probably
Most artists would cower to release an album unannounced in the present day of low- selling albums. Beyonce sold 80,000 copies Thursday night alone. Beyonce is a definitely a great album to put all of those iTunes gift cards to use towards over the holidays!