The busiest pregnant lady on the planet (surprise — it’s a girl!) has moved on to the backyard-barbeque anthem “Party,” featuring surprise guest spots by J. Cole (replacing the recorded track’s Andre 3000), Beyoncé’s little sister Solange, and former Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland. Alas, no signs of Michelle Williams.
Continuing her run for world domination, Queen Bey also co-directed the video, and while she plays it safe, she looks like she’s having a blast.
Unlike “Countdown,” there’s no visible baby bump in this vid, so I’m assuming it was shot mid-summer, which is when this really should have been put out. Releasing this track at the end of October seems like an odd choice, as the video involves a grillout and trailer-park pool party that would have sparkled mid-July.
As opposed to previous clips such as boy-band influenced “Love on Top” or her hypnotic, phenomenal “Countdown,” (both of which have come out in the past month, shortly after “1+1″) Beyoncé isn’t dancing this time around. Instead, she’s strutting her stuff with neon makeup and costumes straight out of the Day-Glo ’90s. Watch the video below: READ FULL STORY