Beyoncé's new country songs salute the genre's Black cultural roots

Beyoncé's new country songs salute the genre's Black cultural roots

If you were surprised by the two country-infused songs Beyoncé dropped on Sunday night, hold your horses — this isn’t her first rodeo. Beyoncé’s new country songs salute the genre’s Black cultural roots Houston native Beyoncé has always repped her country roots. Will her forthcoming “Act II” redefine what country music means? After teasing new music in a Verizon ad that aired during Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday, Beyoncé has dropped two fast-charting country- and Americana-inspired hits, “Texas Hold ’Em” …