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For Everyone Whose Wigs Were Snatched After Beyoncé’s New Video

Were you ready for the slay? Was anybody?

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If you've been anywhere near a computer in the last 24 hours, you may have heard that Queen Beyoncé just dropped her new single, "Formation", with absolutely no warning whatsoever.

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Bow down, for we have all been blessed.

The song came complete with a music video which Bey released on YouTube, and nobody...I repeat...NOBODY was ready for how *fire* this video was about to be.

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The video was praised for being unapologetically black, with various people pointing out the abundance of black women, references to the "Black Lives Matter" movement, and a final moment in which a New Orleans police car is submerged by flood waters.

And if that wasn't enough, it also featured a cameo appearance by four-year-old Blue Ivy, who clearly has more of her shit together than the majority of us combined.

As more and more people began to watch the video, it became clear that few people could cope with the level of slay. Numerous people felt as though their wigs had been snatched by the Queen herself.

beyonce had the "stop shooting us" in her video AND sank the police car in the water

People were falling over themselves to get in formation and join Beyoncé on the path to enlightenment.

Beyoncé: Okay ladies now lets get in formation Me:

When Beyoncé tells you to get in formation

Even Shonda Rhimes had to take a minute out of killing all our favourite TV characters to compliment Beyoncé on a stellar job.

Black people all over Twitter began declaring their appreciation for their noses, in response to the line "I like my negro nose with Jackson 5 nostrils" featured in the song.

And many black women praised the song as a powerful black girl anthem.

Basically, if the video has still left you reeling, hot and flustered, and clutching your chest for air – you are not alone.

when people ask "what do you love about Beyoncé?" me:

Your 2016 has just been made a hell of a lot better by another Beyoncé announcement.

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You can pick your wig up off the floor now.