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Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s ‘Apes**t’ Was a Subtle History Lesson in Race and Power

The Carters weren’t just flexing by shooting their latest music video in the world’s largest art museum

A still from Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s “Apeshit.” (YouTube)

In the first music video from their collaborative album, Everything Is Love, Beyoncé and Jay-Z completely take over the Louvre. Long lines, security guards, and rope…

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Lauren A. Henry

Lauren A. Henry

History PhD Candidate at Ohio State University studying migration, ethnicity, and race in modern France.