1. Beyoncé is credited as the project’s sole executive producer.
2. She is also credited as a writer and producer on every single song.
3. The visual album's spoken-word interludes were written and adapted by Somali-British poet Warsan Shire.
Over the course of the film, Beyoncé quotes extensively from Shire's spoken-word album Warsan Versus Melancholy (The Seven Stages of Being Lonely), as well as the poems "Nail Technician as Palm Reader" and "Grief Has Its Blue Hands in Her Hair."
4. "All Night" marks the second time Beyoncé has sampled the horns from OutKast’s “SpottieOttieDopaliscious."
6. Beyoncé's bat in the "Hold Up" video is branded with the words "Hot Sauce."
7. "Love Drought" was co-written by Beyoncé's longtime friend and recent Parkwood signee Ingrid Burley.
Ingrid recently released her first single, "Flex," which is absolute fire and should be added to your summer party playlists immediately.