‘She put two years of love into this!’ Beyonce’s mom Tina Knowles says her daughter pulled all nighters to create her first album in six years
Beyonce nearly broke the internet with the release of her first single Break My Soul from her upcoming Renaissance album on Monday.
The four-and-a-half minute song has been listened to millions of times after it was released on the Tidal streaming service and YouTube.
On Sunday, the 40-year-old hitmaker’s mother, Tina Knowles-Lawson, 68, gave insight into the work that went into the highly anticipated collection.
Love: Tina Knowles-Lawson, 68, said her daughter, Beyonce, 40, put ‘two years of love’ into her upcoming Renaissance album; seen on June 18 in LA
New Bey: The album cover art for the new single Break My Soul features the crooner in a black dress and gloves
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, the entrepreneur shared she was looking forward to her daughter releasing the new songs.
‘She put two years of love into this. Many, many nights [she spent] all night working. I can’t wait for the world to hear it,’ said the matriarch.
‘I’m a fan too. I’m very, very excited,’ said the proud mom.
‘I just posted recently that I really miss her singing, and I do. I’m as excited as everybody else. I can’t wait for you guys to hear it.’
Sleepless nights: Tina said the effort to put together the highly anticipated collection of songs required, ‘Many, many nights [she spent] all night working’; seen in 2011
After the dance friendly single’s release, Tina took to social media Tuesday, with her own review, writing, ‘I Really Do Miss her singing!!!! “Break My Soul ” is my Summer Anthem right now !!!
‘Cause it’s true I will not let anyone Break My Soul” ! This song Makes me dance like it’s no tomorrow ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️(flame emojis).’
Beyonce released her last full-length, album, Lemonade, in 2016.
Since then she has worked on several collaborations, including the 2018 album, Everything is Love, with her husband, Jay-Z, 52.
New Single: Break My Soul, the first single from the Renaissance album has already had millions of listens on YouTube and the streaming service, Tidal since its release Monday
The former Destiny’s Child released the single Black Parade in 2020 honor of Junteenth.
She put out her visual album, Black Is King, that same year.
It was a companion project to her curated album The Lion King: The Gift. The versatile artist was cast to voice the character of Nala in Disney’s 2019 Lion King remake.
Renaissance is set for release on July 29, 2022.
Drop Date: The Grammy winner’s new album, Renaissance, is scheduled to drop July 29