Listen Up: Beyonce Tells Everyone to ‘Bow Down’

By  March 18, 2013

If her Super Bowl performance or her documentary didn’t let you know that Queen Bey is returning to her throne, you probably didn’t hear her newest release.

Over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Beyoncé made her eminent prescience known with two new fused tracks, “Bow Down/I Been On.” From the album art to the refrain, she’s clearly letting everyone know that though took time “to live her life,” she’s not just Jay-Z’s “little wife.”

While she commands full attention in the first half of the audio clip, the track slows down immensely to chopped-and-screwed style from her home town as her manipulated voice gives shout outs to some of Houston’s legendary hip hop acts, never forgetting where she came from. It’s clear from these new snippets that Mrs. Carter’s album will be one to snap up fast!

Take a listen below: