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Music Review: Beyoncé’s Lemonade

Let me just say right off: Lemonade is good. Beyoncé has made the progression from what was a ratchet-laced, sexually-overt eponymous album to what is cohesively and lyrically her most solid effort, and I dare say her magnum opus. To understand and appreciate the album better, you have to watch each track’s ...

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Azealia Banks, Iggy Azalea attack Beyoncé over ‘Lemonade’

While many celebrities, including Demi Lovato, Uzo Aduba and Anna Kendrick, praised Beyoncé’s album and visual project, Lemonade, others in the industry didn’t take to it so well. Rappers Azealia Banks and Iggy Azalea slammed Beyoncé for certain aspects of her sixth studio album, taking to Twitter to voice their ...

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Review: Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” Is a Revelation of Spirit

Originally published on newyorker.com Early this month, Beyoncé gave her first extensive interview in nearly three years, appearing on the cover of Elle magazine. Never much of a talker, she didn’t say much. No matter. Anything she could have expressed—about her music, her upbringing, her parents, motherhood, her relationship with ...

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How Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ on HBO Might Rewrite The Pop-star Playbook

Originally published in theatlantic.com Beyoncé’s next big release is called “Lemonade,” and that’s about all the public knows about it. Last weekend an esoteric trailer announced its existence, triggering competing rumors/speculation about it being a feature-length music video, another “visual album” like 2013’s Beyoncé, a dramatic film, or a behind-the-scenes ...

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#BoycottBeyonce: Meet The Man Who Is Unimpressed By Beyoncé

Originally published on madamenoire.com Meet Patrick D. Hampton. He is a married father of four from Chattanooga, Tennessee who is none too pleased with Beyoncé’s new song, Formation. Hampton was so incensed by the singer’s controversial Superbowl performance that he decided to start the official Boycott Beyoncé Facebook page. Why ...

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Opinion: Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ is Visually Powerful…But the Lyrics Don’t Match It

I know a few anti-BeyHivers who will cackle with delight at this editorial. But here it is all the same, a piece originally published on kelandmelreviews.com. I wanted you to watch the video first before I said my peace. There really isn’t a lot to say about the visuals themselves.  ...

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Hillary Clinton: “I Want To Be As Good A President As Beyoncé Is A Performer.”

Apparently, we’re not the only ones inspired by Beyoncé’s impeccable work ethic. Recently, at a town hall in Iowa, presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton told supporters: “I want to be as good a president as Beyoncé is a performer.” According to Time, her statement was in response to an attendee of ...

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Will Beyoncé Return To The Big Screen For Bradley Cooper’s “A Star Is Born” Remake?

Actor Bradley Cooper is making is directorial debut with a remake of A Star Is Born, and according to Page Six, “Beyoncé is a go.” It’s been nearly six years since she stood alongside Idris Elba in the box-office thriller Obsessed and nine years since Golden Globe nominated role in ...

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You Should Love Beyoncé!

Originally published on huffingtonpost.com You should love Beyoncé. Yeah, that’s right. I said you should love Beyoncé. You shouldn’t love her because she’s beautiful. You don’t even need to like her music. You should love Beyoncé, because she’s a black woman at the top of her game. We need it. ...

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Do You Want To Hear An Adele And Beyoncé Collaboration?

Originally published on madamenoire.com With the addition of Rihanna and Taylor Swift (based on sales and influence), I would say that the most powerful women in music are Beyoncé and Adele. Their fans cover all age groups. Their fans are also very diverse. And whenever these ladies drop new music, ...

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