By Olivia Aldridge
August 21 will bring the first concert in five years to Columbia’s Williams-Brice Stadium when Beyoncé and Jay-Z make a stop on their On the Run II Tour. For Columbia local and Beyoncé superfan Merrell Johnson, this is an especially big event. “I’ve been a fan of hers since Day 1, way back when Destiny’s Child first formed. I remember hearing them…it was me and my sister, riding in the back of the car. I was like, ‘Who are these girls?