Serena Williams makes cameo in Beyonce's 'Lemonade' visual album

Apr 26, 2016, 08:14 IST | Agencies

World No 1 tennis star Serena Williams excited about her guest appearance in American Grammy-award-winning singer's latest album titled 'Lemonade'

Los Angeles: Pop star Beyonce unveiled her new visual album Lemonade to fans on Tidal. The 12-song album and the 34-year-old singer's sixth, arrived with a short film and is a “conceptual project based on every woman's journey of self-knowledge and healing,” Tidal said in a statement.

The album includes guest appearances by Kendrick Lamar, Jack White, James Blake and the Weeknd, reported RollingStone magazine.

Prior to the album's release, Beyonce teased the mysterious, hour-long HBO special Lemonade with brief, thriller-like clips. In the special, Beyonce invokes her ancestral roots, dealing with emotionally hefty issues of race and misogyny.

Serena posted this picture with Beyonce on Instagram
Serena posted this picture with Beyonce on Instagram

Serena Williams and Jay-Z make guest appearances in the film, though do not appear on the album.

The World No 1 tennis star spoke about her appearance on social media on Saturday, posting a picture of her face bedazzled via a Snapchat filter with the caption: “Me getting ready to watch @beyonce #lemonade premiere on HBO. A birdie wants me to tell you all you EVERYONE to tune in. I have a feeling it will be AMAZING.... Trust me...”

Over the last few years, Beyonce has teamed up with the network for her other specials, including the documentary “Life Is But a Dream” and a concert film about her 2014 co-headlining tour with husband Jay Z, the “On the Run Tour”.

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