October 7th, 2011
10:08 AM ET
The wait is over for Beyonce's latest video, which debuted on Thursday as previously promised.
The mommy-to-be promptly took the stage to perform after announcing she was expecting at the MTV Video Music Awards, and she's still working just as hard in the "Countdown" clip.
The video for "4's" danceable track does show off the singer's growing belly, although its absence in some scenes suggests that there may have been pre- and post-pregnancy announcement filming. The imagery is a hodge-podge of modern and retro styling created in an ultra-bright palette, and staccato camera work effortlessly matches "Countdown's" beat.
It doesn't, however, answer our question of what a "boof" is - like MTV, we're hearing "boof coupe" in the lyrics too, but maybe our ears are just dull. The actual lyrics, as the music network points out, are "Me and my boo, and my boo, boo riding."
Take a look at the video below - what's your verdict?
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