Queen Bey has been flooding South African headlines because of her dedicated and influential role in the remake of the iconic Disney film, The Lion King.
Following the premiere of the movie, Beyoncé’s Spirit music video almost broke the internet when it was also released.
Not only has Bey showcased Africa in a heart-warming light, she made the effort to include African artists in the magical journey.
However, the Spirit music video has been the reason of recent online uproar.
According South African Citizens, they feel that it is far too similar to singer-songwriter Petite Noir’s visual album, La Maison Noir: The Gift and the Curse.
Despite the praise that Beyoncé has received for the incredible work that she has done, the fact that she might have copied someone’s work is a big no for the people of South Africa.
While making comparisons of the two videos, South Africans noted the location and costumes used in Beyonce’s video were all similar to Petite Noir’s
They argued that the entire concept was of Beyonce’s Spirit video was originally Petite Noir’s.
Take a look for yourself and let us know if you think Queen Bey copied Petite.