Sunday, November 2 2014
For artists a big as Beyonce, U2, and Thom Yorke, the surprise album release model offers minimal risk and maximal reward. It's a paradigm that's sure to be replicated by others going forward.
Sunday, September 28 2014
We owe it to ourselves to recognize the many women in pop music that made an undeniable impact on popular culture and the world at large.
Tuesday, December 13 2011
The selections on this list aren't necessarily bad albums -- some actually happen to be among the most critically acclaimed of this year. In some cases, it's just that the albums weren't what fans were expecting, and in others, they were exactly what they were expecting.
Wednesday, January 8 2014
It's her most honest album. It's a surprise. It's dirty as hell. It's the fantastic pop album we waited for all year. Happy New Year.
Tuesday, June 28 2011
Good riddance, Sasha Fierce. Welcome back, Beyoncé.
Thursday, February 5 2009
A so-so double-disc that would have been better served cut in half.
Sunday, September 10 2006
I still think that Beyonce has a perfect masterpiece in her, but I guess we'll have to wait until the next album to find out.
Thursday, July 10 2003
Friday, August 15 2014
The talented London-born, NYC-based Sofia has offers up a sparse, Auto-Tune accented acoustic cover of Beyoncé's "Partition".
Wednesday, January 15 2014
After the surprise release of quite possibly her best album to date, it's time to have a look at the tracks that propelled this R&B darling into super-stardom.
Friday, September 2 2011
When Beyoncé released her fourth solo album, aptly titled 4, many were confused as to which direction she was going. There were moments of psychedelic electro
Monday, April 6 2009
Seeing these moves come home confirms that they’ve always been the source of B.’s latest trends. This pop diva has managed an effective way of reproducing stardom, like Madonna, mining our dance floors, hiring us sissies to teach them how to assert their masculinity and femininity at the same time.
Sunday, February 15 2009
We live in a world were the love ethic is under attack from all sides, not lest of which is its commercialization and commodification, or even distillation down to the romanticized romantic view, providing plenty of excuses for acting unloved, satiated with material possession.
Friday, February 15 2013
LOS ANGELES — Beyonce says that HBO’s new documentary, “Beyonce: Life Is But a Dream,” was the outgrowth of her sense that despite more than