1. So let's chat Beyoncé, guys. Ezra Shaw / Getty 2. You know, the Queen who's currently on the Formation World Tour? Handout / Getty 3. Well, she's inspired countless unapologetic black girls all throughout the universe. Thearon W. Henderson / Getty 4. Her presence literally leaves us in awe of the endless possibilities ahead. Columbia Records / Via listen.tidal.com Advertisement 5. I mean, here you have this black girl from Houston, Texas, right?! Young Money Entertainment / Via listen.tidal.com 6. Who knew even as child that she was a star. Columbia Records / Via youtube.com 7. So she and her magical black girl squad started a singing group with hopes of living out their dreams. Brenda Chase / Getty 8. They literally shed blood, sweat, and tears, hearing a lot of "No's" along the way. Columbia Records / Via youtube.com Did you know Beyoncé's mom and uncle had to design and sew all of their costumes because high-fashion designers "didn't want to dress four black, curvy, country girls"? Advertisement 9. Until they became one of the most successful girl groups of all time! Ezra Shaw / Getty 10. Now, five Destiny's Child albums... @kellyrowland / Via instagram.com 11. Six solo albums... Frazer Harrison / Getty 12. And 20 Grammy awards later... Frederick M. Brown / Getty And we don't even have the noms for Lemonade yet! Advertisement 13. Beyoncé is unfuckwithable personified. Kevin Mazur / Getty 14. She reigns in a lane all her own. Columbia Records / Via hiphopdx.com 15. We've lost count of how many times The Queen has serenaded the first family of the United States. Stan Honda / AFP / Getty 16. She surpassed Dolly Parton, becoming the most Grammy-nominated female singer in history. Kevin Winter / Getty Images Advertisement 17. And most recently she snagged not one, not two, not three, but FOUR Emmy nominations for Lemonade. Columbia Records / Via listen.tidal.com 18. But that time she stopped the world and dropped that surprise album, tho!!! Columbia Records / Via youtube.com 19. No promotion or anything, fam. Columbia Records / Via youtube.com 20. And we still bought 👏 that 👏 shiiiiit👏 👏 👏 ! Columbia Records / Via youtube.com Advertisement 21. She's a natural born leader... Columbia Records 22. Always showing us how to be bold and gracious. Columbia Records / Via listen.tidal.com 23. Perhaps the most valuable lessons Bey taught us, though, are how to look out for our sisters... Ezra Shaw / Getty Whether leading one of the most successful female groups of all time, or hiring an all-female band, Beyoncé has shown she's all about girl power! 24. To never make apologies for our magic and power... Columbia Records / Via youtube.com #WeAintSorry 25. And to NEVER quit on ourselves. Kevin Winter/BET / Getty WE LOVE YOU, BEY 👑 HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF bet.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!