Beyoncé attends the European premiere of “The Lion King” on July 14, 2019; Madonna at the world premiere of “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week” on September 15, 2016. Ian West / PA Images via Getty Images; Karawai Tang / WireImage
Beyoncé and Madonna released a remix of “Break My Soul” to the streaming platform this week.
This is the first time the pair have been credited on a song together, reports Vulture.
Beyoncé has released four other “Break My Soul” remixes featuring other artists.
Beyoncé and Madonna released a mash-up of “Break My Soul” and “Vogue” on the streaming platform this week, titled “Break My Soul (The Queens Remix)”.
According to Vulture, this is the first time that two mega-stars have been credited on a song together. “Break My Soul” is the lead single from Beyoncé’s seventh studio album “Renaissance”, which was released on July 29. Madonna’s 1990 hit song “Vogue” was influenced by ballroom culture, which originated in New York City by members of the trans Black and Latino community. ,
According to Vulture, the remix was uploaded to Beyoncé’s merch site before launching on other platforms. As of Saturday, the song has garnered over 255,000 views on YouTube, according to “Today”.
Vulture reports that four other remixes were released on Thursday, with each track featuring a different artist. On Spotify, remixes featuring will.i.am., Honey Dijon, Terry Hunter, and Nita Aviance are available as one EP, while “The Queens Remix” is currently listed by itself.
The song, which is about six minutes long, opens with the signature strings of the 1990 dance hit and transitions into spoken word from Beyoncé.
Most notably, the singer dedicates a portion of the song to other artists and musicians, including her sister Solange Knowles, her former “Destiny’s Child” bandmate Kelly Rowland, Alicia Keys, Aaliyah, Nina Simone, Grace Jones, Aretha Franklin, and Many are involved – like Madonna in the original version of “Vogue,” reports Vulture.
Beyoncé released her seventh studio album “Renaissance” on July 29. The cover shot shows the singer in a daring harness on top of a horse. Carlijn Jacobs/Parkwood
The singer also pays tribute to notable ballroom houses such as House of Ninja, House of Extravaganza, House of Revlon, House of Labiza, House of Lanvin, House of Telfar, House of Ladosha, House of Mugler, House of Balenciaga and House of Ladosha. Mizrahi, “Today” reports.
According to the outlet, the two singers worked together prior to “Break My Soul,” when Beyoncé appeared in Madonna’s 2015 music video for “Bitch I’m Madonna.”
Although they have never been featured in a song together, Madonna was already a Beyoncé fan. In a 2015 issue of Entertainment Weekly edited by Andy Cohen, the “Like a Virgin” singer said she saw Beyoncé at the concert and praised her performance.
“She’s a great performer and she does a show,” Madonna says. “She’s a professional, you know what I mean? She ticks all the boxes. She’s great, and everything around her, it’s absolute entertainment.”
Shortly after the release of “Renaissance”, “Milkshake” singer Kelis called on Beyoncé on Instagram for not being “civilized” to contact her before projecting the song on the album. The sample was later removed from the song “Energy”.
The artist also came under criticism for using language capable of singing “Heated”. A representative for Star told Insider’s Ayomikun Adekairo that the song would be changed.
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