15 Lyrics From Beyonce And Jay-Z’s Joint Album That Celebrate And Encourage Black Excellence

Over the weekend, Beyonce and Jay-Z broke the Internet with the surprise release of their very first joint album, Everything Is Love. 

As has been the case with each of their most recent solo projects, the Carters’ debut collaboration album is filled with references highlighting multiple aspects of Black excellence. Whether speaking on their personal struggles and triumphs both individually and as a couple or offering up aspirational gems to help the next person follow in their footsteps, this is one power couple who is adamant about using their craft to help educate the communities they came from on how to achieve the ultimate success.

Scroll through to check out 15 lyrics from Everything Is Love that offers either a subtle or blatant nod to the Black excellence we all should strive for.