Beyoncé's latest album - Black is King - is out now in the world and ready to stream on Disney Plus

The new release is a visual album like Lemonade, but interestingly it ties in with the live-action adaptation of The Lion King, released in the summer of 2019, in which Queen Bee voiced Nala and recorded the song ‘Spirit’ for the soundtrack, ‘The Lion King: The Gift’.

If you’re wondering how you can watch it online for yourself, then keep on reading. We also have a similar article for How to watch Hamilton online.

How to watch Black is King on Disney Plus

Black is King is now available to stream on Disney Plus - fitting as it's the studio behind The Lion King.

To watch Black is King, you’ll need an account with Disney Plus, which costs £5.99/$6.99 per month or £59.99/$69.99 per year. You can sign up on the Disney+ website, and check out how to get the platform for free here.

What is Black is King about?

The album re-imagines the lessons within the The Lion King for “today’s young kings and queens in search of their own crowns.” It’s a celebration of Black excellence and culture, as we follow the story of a young king’s transcendent journey through betrayal, love and self-identity, guided by his ancestors wisdom.

There's a number of featured artists and special guests, including models Aweng Ade-Chuol and Adut Akech, supermodel Naomi Campbell, Tina Knowles-Lawson, author and actor Lupita Nyong’o, singer Kelly Rowland, Pharrell Williams and JAY-Z. 

The video was filmed in various locations across the world, including New York, Los Angeles, South Africa, West Africa, London and Belgium.

How to watch Black is King on YouTube

As far as we’re aware, Black is King is only be available to watch in full on Disney+. However, Beyoncé has released the music video of Already on YouTube, which is a collaboration with Shatta Wale and Major Lazer.

Black is King trailers

You can watch the first official trailer here:

A second trailer was released on 19 July 2020: