Last week, Beyoncé released Lemonade, an hour-long multi-genre piece made by leading artists in film, music and poetry. London Young Laureate Warsan Shire’s poems “For Women Who Are Difficult To Love”, “The unbearable weight of staying (the end of the relationship)” and “Nail Technician as Palm Reader” are all adapted as interludes between songs. 1,837 more words
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Beyoncé’s Lemonade album has quite a number of African influences. Somali poet/writer Warsan Shire, Nigerian visual artist Laolu Senbanjo have all been recognized as part of the creative process of bringing the Queen Bee’s controversial album to life. 304 more words
Biographical, confessional, raw, deviant, dope. A few words to describe the experience that is Beyoncé’s latest album, LEMONADE.
I have been sippin’ on Beyoncé’s LEMONADE for about a week now, trying to savor and make sense of the feminist mogul’s alchemical mix of r&b, soul, rock, and country music. 2,398 more words