On Saturday, April 14, Beyoncé made history as the first Black woman to headline the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Ahead of her performance, there were rumors of 100 backup dancers, a new album and Destiny’s Child performance— and two out of the three came true. Queen Bey took the stage with a full HBCU-size band, dancers, and even steppers for a performance filled with Black pride. We stan— and these images explain why. 

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