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MIAMI, FLORIDA - JANUARY 31: Tyrese Gibson attends "The Road to F9" Global Fan Extravaganza at Maurice A. Ferre Park on January 31, 2020 in Miami, Florida.

“I don’t know what just happened to my life,” Tyrese recently said on Instagram in a video, after watching Beyonce’s new visual album Black Is King that dropped on Friday (July 31). The “Sweet Lady” singer then when on a rant regarding how “brilliant” the “Black Parade” singer is. “I just watched the Beyonce visual album and I don’t know what just happened to my life. I don’t really understand what just happened to my life. It’s so crazy,” Tyrese said in the video while sitting in his home studio.

“I think if I’m ever in the same room with Beyonce from this part on I would probably avoid even speaking to her because I would never want to be the person to interrupt any of the brilliant, amazing, and creative things that are going on in her mind. How do you watch a visual album on this level? As a Black man, it was such a powerful life-shifting cultural experience. I would never want to be the person to walk up to Beyonce for the rest of my life. I know her. I’ve been knowing Beyonce for over 20 years.”

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 14: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white) Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Jay-Z attend the European Premiere of Disney’s “The Lion King” at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)

“I would never want to be the person to walk up to her and just ask her how she’s been doing. Because just that question alone would probably interrupt some other amazing genius forward-thinking cultural shifting thoughts and visions and ideas that are running through her mind,” Tyrese continued. “The only other person I’ve ever felt that way about. There’s two people, James Cameron who directed Avatar and Todd Philips who directed the Joker movie. I don’t know what just happened to my life.”

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 14: Beyonce Knowles-Carter attends the European Premiere of Disney’s “The Lion King” at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)

The singer and actor then sent Beyonce a personal and direct message. “I want to say to Beyonce, if you could somehow see this message, thank you. Thank you. Thank you,” Tyrese said before letting out a huge sigh and then taking a puff of hookah. “Jesus Christ. Whatever you’re doing. Stop what you’re doing. Create a username and password. Put your credit card down for Disney Plus and get to the new Beyonce visual album. Whatever it takes. It is so amazing. I feel a way about being African-American. I just want to be African. That’s it. Our people. The way you captured our people.”

The Fast and The Furious actor then kissed his hands before speaking to the singer directly again and saying that we must “protect Beyonce at all costs.” “Jesus Christ. You got a lot that you’re carrying, sis. You got a lot of visions and ideas bouncing around in that genius creative mind. It would be disrespectful at this point to say Beyonce is talented. You are a world culture shifter. You carry that torch, my sister, in a way that no one before you or after you will ever be able to carry the torch that you’re carrying,” he said. “We have to protect Beyonce at all costs. Protecting Beyonce at all costs includes making sure that no one is in or around her life that can distract her.”

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Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.