Today is the day that all Beyhivers rejoice. Today is the day that one of the greatest entertainers to grace to the Earth was born. Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter turns 38-year olds today, which is super hard to believe considering that she’s been in our lives for almost 25 years now.
Hella tours, hella hits, one marriage, and three children later, Beyonce is still snatching our edges with every move she makes. In 2019, she’s revered as one of the greatest performers to ever grace the stage. But in 2001, she was just a teen branching off from her from her budding music career in order to find her voice. And that, she did.
2001 was a pivotal year in lots of ways for many people. The devastating September 11th terrorist attacks took place in New York City, changing the face of America as we knew it. That same year, the first Ipod was released, and Wikipedia made its online debut.
Bill Clinton was leaving office, Hillary Clinton was sworn into senate, while Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake rocked their infamous Denim on Denim couple’s look to the American Music Awards.
But besides starring in Carmen, here’s what the Bootylicious Queen Bey was doing in 2001.