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Metta World Triece: 11 things you may not know about Beyonce

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by Metta World Triece

Everyone seems to go crazy about Beyonce, she is a house hold name that has and will be around for an extremely long time. She is talented, wealthy and awesome at what she does… Entertaining. With her hit records, fashion lines, dance moves, and great family to support her it would only make since that this article consists of all of the many things that have made her great over the years.

  1. At the age of 7, Beyonce beat 15 and 16 year old kids in a talent show after she sang to perfection with John Lennon’s hit song ‘Imagine’.
  2. Without having to push any promotion Beyonce’s highest selling album was her self titled album in 2013, surpassing her 2006 album ‘B’Day’.
  3. Beyonce’s hit song from her very first solo album, ‘Crazy In Love’, was said to have not been the hit single from her album by music experts. Man, were they wrong. The song went Platinum and she had 4 more hits to follow up that one. (Even though she was told that she didn’t have not one hit song on that album)
  1. In 2006 the word “bootylicious” was added to the American vocabulary because of the Oxford Dictionary.
  2. In 2007 Beyonce was the first individual to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated Magazine who was not an athlete or super model. Wearing swim suits that her mother designed and created for her.
  3. Beyonce is allergic to most perfumes but she owns 3 known fragrances that have been sold to the public.
  4. In 2003 Beyonce walked out of a photo shoot after famed photographer, David LeChapelle, asked her to pose naked with honey all over her body.
  5. During Beyonce’s child hood she would charge houseguests $5 for a ‘in-home’ performance.
  6. Mascara is Beyonce’s favorite make up.
  7. Jay-Z and Beyonce would speak on the phone with each over and over. Until after a year of talking, Jay-Z finally got up the nerve to ask her out on a date. And the rest is history.
  8. Beyonce reportedly went head-to-head with 50 Cent after she’d heard that he had beef with Jay-Z. She ain’t scared!

 

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