Beyoncé Crashes a Kids' Dance Party

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July 1 2011 12:02 PM

Beyoncé Crashes a Kids' Dance Party

In my experience, urban Targets are vastly inferior to suburban Targets, with their abundant goods and forcible sparkle and their wide, you-could-drive-a-car-through-them aisles. But maybe I've just been going to the wrong branch. Yesterday, at the Target in Harlem, the local Boys and Girls club was celebrating the store's one-year anniversary with a dance performance when a surprise guest showed up (as she is wont to do): Beyoncé. Cue expressions of frantic joy.

You have to give B credit for modesty: Rather than commandeer the dance floor, she just hangs back, seemingly content to collect hugs and shine her beneficence on the proceedings.

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MTV notes that it probably more than simple altruism that brought Beyoncé out last night: The deluxe version of her new album, 4, is available exclusively at Tarzhay.

[via Videogum]

Nina Shen Rastogi is a writer and editor, and is also the vice president for content at Figment.

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