Let’s Take A Moment To Obsess About Beyoncé’s Rap In "Carmen: A Hip Hopera"

Bey has basically been rhyming tougher than your favorite rapper since the beginning of her career.

1. Long before Beyoncé was swinging on a chaise in her ultra sexy “Partition” video…

2. …and years before she was sneezing on the “Yoncé” beat…

3. …she played the lead character, Carmen Jones, in the 2001 made-for-MTV movie Carmen: A Hip Hopera.

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4. In her first scene, she catches everyone’s eye.

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There’s a lot of adoration and a smidgeon of hateration happening in the bar.

5. And then, the sing-rap begins.

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6. She gets fiesty with the guys because they are so not worth her time.

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7. Bey is giving us bars, man. BARS.

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8. Basically, Beyoncé spits harder than your favorite rapper, and we’re awaiting an all-rap album from the Queen.

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9. Because she was obviously born to rock the mic in more ways than just giving us epic vocals.

10. Check out the full video of King Bey scalping wigs, here:

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