Y’all ever wonder that? Like. What is Beyonce gonna do next after Lemonade? Is she going fun or critical? Commercial or artistic?
I don’t think we’ve seen Peak Beyonce yet, but even if we have, she hit it TWENTY YEARS into her career and 6 (10 if you count DC albums) projects in. That is insane. She could release an album of nursery rhyme covers at this point and her legacy would be untouched.
Beyonce stopped the world TWICE. That is INSANE to me that the lil girl who just sang fast with backup singers managed to completely change how artists release music and then level up to create a cultural touchstone that will undoubtedly end up in the Smithsonian one day.
I became a stan (and a fan because I wasn’t really checking for Beyonce before 2013) when B5 came out and I swore that was the peak of her (or any other mainstream pop artist’s) creativity.
And then she leveled up.
Is she gonna level up again? Is that even possible? How?
I wanted to chart Beyonce’s course from “that light skinned girl in the group who sings fast” to a husky-voiced emcee with bars.
Beyonce has another feature where she reminded us all that she really could do an all rap album if that’s where her spirit decided to take her. This time she hopped on the “Savage” remix and made Megan Thee Stallion go back and re-up.
It’s a nice progression from “No, No, No” to here, and I wanted to chart Beyonce’s course from “that light skinned girl in the group who sings fast” to a husky-voiced emcee with bars.
When Nelly came out singing most of his bars on Country Grammar, Anita Baker made a comment that it he was really a singer highlighting the rhythm of the music, which is what Beyonce has done her entire career. Beyonce walked on “No, No, No” and “Bug A Boo” so Nelly could run on Country Grammar so Beyonce could fly on “APESHIT” and “Savage.”
Watch Nia Dennis give UCLA another viral hit thanks to Beyonce.
Look how she ate that!!!
Do you need to set your Friday off right? Here go Nia Dennis from UCLA eating this floor exercise routine set to Beyonce.
Remember when Katelyn Ohashi went viral around this time last year for her floor routine? Also a UCLA gymnast. I don’t know what they be puttin in the water out there at UCLA*, but I hope they continue.
(*Money. The answer is lots of money for athletics.)
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