This past Sunday, Netflix announced a new documentary that is going to drop on April 17th entitled Homecoming.
Rumors had already started that Beyoncé was part of a Netflix documentary and fans immediately started speculating.
It all started with this logo.
https://t.co/gzR6I3atHz— Netflix US (@Netflix US)1554642000.0
Of course, people were quick to notice the font and put two and two together.
After all, Beyoncé's iconic Coachella performance was HBCU themed, and featured lots of sorority imagery.
@netflix BEYONCÉEEEEEEEEEEE https://t.co/hlkdcb82xS— Clarkisha Kent: Ser Davos Stan Account (@Clarkisha Kent: Ser Davos Stan Account)1554655367.0
@netflix https://t.co/tb0M0eLWs8— lets bey clear (@lets bey clear)1554644404.0
@Sami_Alshukairi @netflix https://t.co/JjMQjjBAzD— tea spilled. (@tea spilled.)1554645607.0
@netflix is definitely Bey https://t.co/08NlhY5UJY— R Θ Β I Π 🐝 (@R Θ Β I Π 🐝)1554643246.0
And soon, news outlets began reporting on it.
Netflix's "Homecoming" is reportedly about Beyoncé's jaw-dropping Coachella performance last year. 🐝🐝🐝https://t.co/jdkkLW7JKu— HuffPostWomen (@HuffPostWomen)1554651660.0
And finally, Monday morning, Netflix confirmed it with this trailer.
An in-depth look at Beyoncé's celebrated 2018 Coachella performance from creative concept to cultural movement.… https://t.co/ospgdxflKS— Netflix US (@Netflix US)1554729715.0
Beyoncé made history when she became the first woman of color to headline the world-renown music festival last year. Her performance was wildly lauded, not just for her powerhouse vocals and matchless energy, but for her message.
In her Coachella performance, Beyoncé referenced pillars of black history and culture.
Fam. The Black National Anthem. Malcolm X quotes. Nina Simone samples. Stepping and marching bands. Jigga for the… https://t.co/0efFOynQq0— Amanda Parris (@Amanda Parris)1523780580.0
Her storytelling was a large part of what earned her raves. And what went into that storytelling behind the scenes will be the subject of Netflix's documentary.
Needless to say, the Beyhive was buzzing.
*cancels any and all plans for April 17th* https://t.co/noxU5Bw5RP— Cora Harrington (@Cora Harrington)1554654203.0
April 17 is my 30th birthday and Beyoncé is providing. https://t.co/wTOoxgrUub— Angelica Jade (@Angelica Jade)1554656654.0
Quick family meeting, What time are we watching? We not waiting till that weekend right? Oh, and fellow writers,… https://t.co/dDgIW16pcV— Shanita Hubbard (@Shanita Hubbard)1554653154.0
If this Netflix #Homecoming doesn’t turn out to be Beyoncé, I swear to god!!!! I CANT TAKE IT!!!!!!!! https://t.co/OWjiDtPmah— SALUD (@SALUD)1554644098.0
BEYONCÉ IS COMING TO NETFLIX https://t.co/eZ8vkqp6Wq— ivy 🐉 (@ivy 🐉)1554643965.0
People are getting excited.
@netflix YES MA'AM https://t.co/fjtRz5yTLo— haron (@haron)1554729744.0
@netflix IT REALLY IS A DOCUMENTARY https://t.co/srOWhqVpjO— shen. (@shen.)1554729856.0
@netflix SHE’S HERE https://t.co/njSJTzwbsv— tara (@tara)1554729803.0
@netflix https://t.co/2y8HOFLafy— ً (@ً)1554731081.0
Well, we know what we're doing on April 17th!