Beyoncé’s ‘Spirit’ Video Fails to Credit the Artists She Claims to Champion

There are uncanny similarities to South African visual album ‘La Maisson Noir.’

written by
Rajvi Desai
Jul 31, 2019
Beyoncé Spirit video
It doesn’t matter if a popular, powerful artist claims to champion a certain culture or community — that championing needs to be apparent in their actions. (Image Credit: ‘Spirit,’ 2019)
AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.