Beyoncé’s New Single ‘Break My Soul’ Has Fans Wanting to Quit Their Jobs

Beyoncé released a new song called “Break My Soul” as the lead single for her upcoming Renaissance album, and fans are saying they want to quit their jobs thanks to the track. Here are the lyrics to the song and what fans are saying about it. 

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Beyoncé released ‘Break My Soul,’ the first single from her ‘Renaissance’ album

On June 20, Beyoncé released a new track called “Break My Soul,” the lead single from her upcoming album Renaissance, which is scheduled to drop at the end of July. The track samples Big Freedia’s 2014 song “Explode” and Robin S.’s 1990 song “Show Me Love.”

The lyrics are as energetic as the beat, featuring quotes like, “I just quit my job/I’m gonna find new drive/Damn, they work me so damn hard/Work by nine/Then off past five/And they work my nerves/That’s why I cannot sleep at night.”

Later in the song, Beyoncé sings, “Release ya job, release the time/Release ya trade, release the stress.”

Pitchfork described the track as “Beyoncé as an SSRI, her attempt to assuage widespread depression and crushing stress, while acknowledging the predicament in which many of her non-zillionaire listeners find themselves.”

Fans are saying Beyoncé’s ‘Break My Soul’ inspired them to quit their jobs

Beyoncé fans reacted to her new song “Break My Soul” on social media, and many said that the track made them want to quit their jobs. They sounded off in a Reddit thread titled, “Beyoncé – BREAK MY SOUL.”

“Not a $500 million dollars net worth woman telling me to quit my job 🥲 should I,” one fan commented, while another wrote, “I quit mine last week before I’d even heard this song. Her power.”

One fan commented, “Beyoncé supports the Great Resignation!” while another said, “I’m writing my resignation letter right now. Let’s go besties 😍🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈”

The ‘Love on Top’ singer’s net worth: $500 million

Beyoncé can certainly afford to “release” her job, as she commands in “Break My Soul.” According to Celebrity Net Worth, the “Crazy in Love” singer is worth a whopping $500 million. 

Some of Beyoncé’s wealth came from her album sales both as a solo artist and in groups, as well as her concert tours. t the has 

The “Single Ladies” singer has also made many lucrative endorsement deals, including brand partnerships with L’Oreal, American Express, Pepsi, Ford, Samsung, and more. In 2019, she made a three-project deal with Netflix for $60 million.

Beyoncé has released several perfumes, and she signed a $20 million deal with Coty to develop a signature scent. Her six fragrance brands have generated over $500 million in revenue. She also co-owns the fashion line House of Deréon with her mother.

The songstress has an extensive real estate portfolio, and a $70 million art collection she shares with her husband, Jay-Z. 

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