Exclusive Preview: Beyonce Blazes With New Song ‘Be Alive’ in Triumphant ‘King Richard’ [London Film Festival]

Published: Friday 15th Oct 2021 by Sam

Tonight brought with it one of the premiere screenings of Warner Bros‘King Richard’ at the London Film Festival 2021.

Anchored by Will Smith in the titular role, the spirited biopic is centered on the life of Richard Williams – the father of tennis legends Venus  & Serena Williams. 

Beyond the film’s stunning performances (and trust, they were indeed stunning. Especially that of Aunjanue Ellis, who is captivating in the role of matriarch Brandi), one of the film’s other major attractions is its end credits track – ‘Be Alive’ sung by the incomparable Beyonce.

Already deemed an early Oscars favorite by critics who saw the film last month, That Grape Juice echos those sentiments having heard the track moments ago.

Find out why below…

With its pulsating production courtesy of Dixson, the hard-hitting number sees Bey belt out an anthem of pride and overcoming in the face of adversity.

At one point, she sings:

“It feels so good to be alive / Got all my family by my side / Couldn’t wipe this Black off if I tried.”

Sonically, the song – with its marching, army-like urgency – is a close cousin of ‘Freedom’ from Queen Bey’s game-changing ‘Lemonade’ album.

As the capacity crowd at the Southbank Centre stood on their feet applauding the brilliance of ‘King Richard,’ we couldn’t help but dream of what an Oscars performance of the blazing ‘Be Alive’ would sound like as the track blared beautifully from the speakers.

‘King Richard’ hits theaters on November 19.

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  1. Shayla Queen™ 👑 October 15, 2021

    B*****, why you wait for Adele season? You know you can’t compare 💯 Open a weave and skin bleaching salon or something, seeing as that’s your speciality.

    • Alexander October 15, 2021

      So first you insult a black woman by diminishing her next another white woman.
      And then you disrespect her by saying that her skin is ugly enough to turn it white.
      This is racist, and I don’t even like Beyoncé’s music ((nore Adele’s btw).
      I know you are behind a screen and think it’s okay to do this but think twice about how you are contributing to create a dangerous world.

  2. Clarks0o00ñ October 15, 2021

    She wants that oscar for best original song.

    • Shayla Queen™ 👑 October 15, 2021

      In the words of En Vogue, “no, you’re never gonna get it! Never, never gonna get it!” 🤣 https://youtu.be/JIuYQ_4TcXg

  3. eric October 15, 2021

    Why is this topic pinned without the song it speaks of or even a release date for the soundtrack? Did I miss something?

    • Musiqlovah October 16, 2021

      Yeah…title very misleading. Trolled us…

  4. Bloodyh3ll October 15, 2021

    Lol release the song when adele just released her hit easy on me. Beyonce isn’t on adele level and doesn’t sell like adele. Beyonce won’t get that Oscar like adele.

    • Adele’s BBL October 18, 2021

      Maybe she hopes Thindele will dedicate another Grammy to her in a I’m-not-worthy speech? 🙃

  5. K’man October 15, 2021

    Playing the song the day Adele releases her song and in her hometown… them is some fighting words!

  6. Your Name October 15, 2021

    Where’s the song?

  7. Clayne October 15, 2021

    Yooo I’m hyped for this but y’all be playing w our emotions haha… where’s the leaked snippet? Haha

  8. True Tea October 15, 2021

    Beyonce releasing music now says she is confident in her music. Many people have counted Beyonce out while placing all their faith in Adele.

    I think this does nothing but fuel motivation which makes a difference in terms in overall work ethics. And one thing we can’t deny is Beyonce put in work.

    This is coming from someone who doesn’t stan but will acknowledge an artists strengths.

  9. AnonymousTruth October 16, 2021

    The comment section on this site will shade the greatest of artists lol Damn do ya’ll like anybody.
    Adele songs are popular coz she makes heart break music and has everybody in the they feels coz it’s relatable . The music you gotta hear when you on hold with any company lol.
    But ya’ll know damn well if they were holding concerts on the same night , or even making appearances at separate venues… everybody going to see Beyoncé lol.

    • Shayla Queen™ 👑 October 16, 2021

      No, I’m going to see Lana Del Rey 🔥💋

      • Darkchild October 16, 2021

        And you’ll be the only one there

      • Shayla Queen™ 👑 October 16, 2021

        Stats say otherwise 🤡

  10. Yonxe October 16, 2021

    By bye flopdele the real queen is BACK

    • Shayla Queen™ 👑 October 16, 2021

      You FOOL! 🤣🤣🤣

  11. What would Whitney do October 16, 2021

    Adele is the one who put Beyonce before her by giving her award to Beyonce…it was so fake. Like you want it so bad here take it. I sell more than you

  12. Wwwd October 16, 2021

    She can’t wipe black off if she tried. Brown skin girl skin kinda like a pearl. Who is making her say these hateful things

  13. stan October 16, 2021

    don’t title a post “exclusive preview” when you DON’T have anything resembling a preview in the post. ffs, do you know how to do your job?

  14. Claude Remains October 16, 2021

    Adele is back! Does anyone really care about Beyonce´s new song?

  15. Patsy October 17, 2021

    😂😂😂 remember that time flopmila stans we’re bragging about ca-monke-y singing single ladies? Only for her to take it back 😂😂 dumb monki the queen loves mani not you 💋

  16. CamilaisQueen October 18, 2021

    “Couldn’t wipe this Black off if I tried.”

    She likes the keep the sh*t on her face…

    • Marylin MonH0 Da real diva 👠 October 18, 2021

      And yet the queen is more successful beautiful and talented then that greasy illegàl a p emila will ever be darling. 💋💋

      • Shayla Queen™ 👑 October 18, 2021

        Where’s Beyoncé’s Diamond single darling? 💋💋

  17. Adele’s BBL October 18, 2021

    Plz unpin this sudden Afro pin-up

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