Destiny’s Child hasn’t put out an album since 2004 when they released the hit album “Destiny Fulfilled.”
According to “Baddie Bey,” however, that is about to change.
“I am so proud to announce the first original Destiny’s Child music in eight years,” Queen Bey wrote.
The Amazon pre-order page has described the upcoming album as a collection of “romantic gems” along with a new song that was produced by Pharrell Williams.
The new Destiny’s Child song “Nuclear” was written by Pharrell, Michelle Williams, James Fauntleroy, and Lonny Bereal.
Mrs. Carter provided vocal production for the track along with Bereal.
The superstar girl group split up to focus on their solo careers and hasn’t performed together since they sang the “Star Spangled Banner” at the 2006 NBA All-Star Game.
Last year rumors sparked that the ladies were thinking of reuniting once again, but former Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland denied the rumors.
“We don’t want to scratch each other’s eyes out,” Rowland said back in August. “We love each other too much. If [reuniting is] something that we would want to do, you know, [we would do it] but in the meantime we’re just enjoying each other’s friendship. That’s the greatest gift of Destiny’s Child.”
Working on the Destiny’s Child album, her own album, and getting ready for her Super Bowl performance in February definitely means Bey is running a tight schedule, but her interview with GQ revealed that the hard working songstress definitely doesn’t mind a bit of hard work.
“I worked so hard during my childhood to meet this goal,” Beyonce said revealing that she wanted to be majorly successful by the time she was 30. “I’ve reached that. I feel very fortunate to be in that position. But I’ve sacrificed a lot of things, and I’ve worked harder than probably anyone I know, at least in the music industry.”
Working hard at her job is much of work at all for her either. The “Countdown” songstress admitted that she loves her job and how it allows her to just be lost in what she does.
“I love my job, but it’s more than that: I need it,” Beyonce added. “…before I gave birth, it was the only time in my life, all throughout my life, that I was lost. It’s like a blackout. When I’m onstage, I don’t know what the crap happens. I am gone.”
Of course, loving her work doesn’t mean she doesn’t take it very seriously. In fact, the award winning powerhouse singer explained that she treats her performances much like athletes treat their next game.
She explained that while her fans are screaming in adoration of what they think is a perfect concert, she watches herself and picks out so many things that just weren’t right in her eyes.
“…I approach my shows like an athlete,” Mrs. Carter explained after revealing she found a special connection with the Super Bowl. “You know how they sit down and watch whoever they’re going to play and study themselves? That’s how I treat this. I watch my performances, and I wish I could just enjoy them, but I see the light that was late. I see, ‘Oh God, that hair did not work.’ Or ‘I should never do that again.’ I try to perfect myself.”
According to her little sister Solange, her perfectionist ways started when Beyonce was still young. While other girls her age were ready to give up, Bey was always ready to keep going and keep working hard to perfect a song.
“I have very, very early-on memories of her rehearsing on her own in her room,” Solange said. “I specifically remember her taking a line out of a song or a routine and just doing it over and over and over again until it was perfect and it was strong. At age 10, when everybody else was ready to say, ‘Okay, I’m tired let’s take a break,’ she wanted to continue – to ace it and overcome it.”
So next time you glance over Bey’s sexy shoot for GQ, remember that it wasn’t just her gorgeous looks that got her to where she is today.
In fact, Blue Ivy’s mom would never settle for being famous just for a hot body that men can drool over. The somewhat feminist songstress is very outspoken about how she feels women need to be independent and strong and that means being hard working and intelligent as well as beautiful and fierce.
“You know, equality is a myth, and for some reason, everyone accepts the fact that women don’t make as much money as men do,” GQ’s #1 Hottest Woman of the 21st Century said. “I truly believe that women should be financially independent from their men. And let’s face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define value. They define what’s sexy. And men define what’s feminine. It’s ridiculous.”