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Beyoncé's Renaissance Trilogy Will Be An Acoustic Album and Jay Z Collaborative Project

Back in July when Beyoncé dropped Act 1 of her Renaissance trilogy, she revealed in the liner notes that two more acts would be released in the future.

Many began to speculate that the other two acts would lean on two other genres that are rooted in black music, but were overtaken by the mainstream white music industry, such as Country music and rock.

However, a New York Times staffer tweeted that he has some inside tea on what we could be expecting from the other two acts.

via Rap-Up

“This three act project was recorded over three years during the pandemic,” she wrote in the album’s liner notes.

Details surrounding the remaining two acts have remained under wraps until now. A pop culture reporter for The New York Times claims that Acts 2 and 3 will be an acoustic album and a JAY-Z collaborative project.

“Before Twitter goes down, instead of making you follow me somewhere else, I’ll just tell you what I’ve heard about the other 2 acts of Beyonce’s 3-part ‘Renaissance’ project,” tweeted Kyle Buchanan. “(2nd act is an acoustic album, 3rd act is a collaboration with Jay-Z).”

If true, this would mark Bey’s second full project with her husband following 2018’s Everything Is Love.

She previously opened up about the inspiration behind Renaissance. “Creating this album allowed me a place to dream and to find escape during a scary time for the world,” she wrote. “It allowed me to feel free and adventurous in a time when little else was moving. My intention was to create a safe place, a place without judgment. A place to be free of perfectionism and overthinking. A place to scream, release, feel freedom. It was a beautiful journey of exploration.”

Earlier this week, Bey earned nine nominations at the 65th Grammys including Album of the Year for Renaissance and Record and Song of the Year for “Break My Soul.” She and JAY-Z are now tied for the most Grammy nominations of all time with a record-breaking 88 each.

No shade, but I personally don't want an acoustic album from Beyoncé unless she's planning on doing an Unplugged special for MTV. As for her rumored joint album with husband Jay Z, I'm over their collaborations together. It's happened so often between them that it kind of feels predictable.

Also given how possessive Jay has been over his wife (Google old interviews with industry insiders to know what I'm talking about) let her have her own thing without wanting to be part of her Renaissance project.

So like everything disastrous with Twitter as of late, I'm filing this tea under "journalist with blue check mark who's page got hacked by someone who bought a fake page for $8."

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