If there’s one thing in the Black community that we hold sacred —besides Oprah and Beyoncé— it’s the electric slide. The dance that originated in the 1970s is a staple at group functions not limited to weddings, cookouts, birthdays, funerals and holiday festivities. It holds no bounds.
So the combination of the electric slide and Beyonce: glorious.
On Tina Knowles Lawson’s Instagram page, the proud grandmother of four, shared a video of her, husband Richard Lawson, Beyoncé and JAY-Z getting their four step on at a kid’s birthday party.
“Why at every party even a kid’s party do we have to do 10 versions of the Harlem shuffle, electric slide, cupid Shuffle, wobble Shuffle, The Texas shuffle —everything but the kitchen sink Shuffle,” Knowles Lawson said.
Also joining in on the dance —with Frankie Beverly and Maze’s “Before I Let Go” playing in the background— was Insecure executive producer Melina Matsoukas and Beyonce’s cousin Angie Beyince.
For the holidays, Knowles Lawson recently shared with Us Weekly that she’s looking forward to family time. “I’m going to cook the biggest meal with everything I know how to cook,” she said. “We’re all going to be together and I cannot wait. It’s really hard to get everyone together these days. It’s becoming harder and harder!”