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There was a poetic rawness that Beyoncé captured with Lemonade. That album—both in sights and sounds—was one of the great pop culture accomplishments of the last decade. Black Is King is a tie-in to the forgettable live-action Lion King remake, so, as one might expect, that rawness is gone. Now, run-of-the-mill screensaver-type images sneak their way in, and the story similarly feels more generic. While there remain flourishes of visual sumptuousness that yearn to stretch beyond the confines of the…