She literally made 3 classics with her last 3 releases. My wig(s) have been in pieces since.JSparksFan wrote:This album is so fantastic. I still can't believe she's still recording near-masterpieces this far into her career. Only 4 tops this for me.
Both songs are my top two favs from the record and will never get old to me.YouMakeMeFeel wrote:Love Drought is still the best thing from this album to me. All Night is really good too.
Donald Glover’s FX series “Atlanta” and Beyonce’s visual album “Lemonade” were among the seven entertainment winners announced Thursday by the Peabody Awards board of jurors.
Both projects were among the 60 previously announced finalists for the prestigious award, which are meant to represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in electronic media during 2016.
Peabody Award winners and finalists will be celebrated at a gala event on May 20 in New York. The event will be taped for a television special to air on both PBS and Fusion networks on June 2 at 9 p.m/8c. Rashida Jones, a previous Peabody winner for “Parks and Recreation” and current star of “Angie Tribeca,” will serve as host.
Documentary winners were announced on Tuesday. Winners in News, Radio/Podcast, Children’s Programming, Education, and Public Service will be revealed on April 25.
Read the full list of Entertainment winners below with descriptions by the board of jurors.
HBO Entertainment in association with Parkwood Entertainment (HBO)
“Lemonade” draws from the prolific literary, musical, cinematic, and aesthetic sensibilities of black cultural producers to create a rich tapestry of poetic innovation. The audacity of its reach and fierceness of its vision challenges our cultural imagination, while crafting a stunning and sublime masterpiece about the lives of women of color and the bonds of friendship seldom seen or heard in American popular culture.
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On April 23, 2016 with the release of a full-length cinematic HBO special featuring beautiful artistic visuals, spoken word interludes and songs from her 12-track Lemonade album, Beyoncé, and her Louisville slugger, broke the internet, smashed the charts and sent the hive into a fury.
Yonce is known for pulling these types of stunts, but this time was different.
More than just an airtight production with impeccable vocals and perfect execution, the visual album was an unapologetic affirmation of blackness and womanness. It was an ode to us that came at precisely the right time. Lemonade was just what we needed, and still need a year later.
Set against the backdrop of a polarizing presidential campaign season, a resurgence of unapologetically misogynistic politics, and a revival of overt racism and brutality imposed upon black bodies, the album spoke to the shift that was simultaneously unfolding in society at large. With the release of Lemonade, Beyoncé took a decisive turn from the glamorous, flawless image we had come to expect from her. With themes around black identity, infidelity, sisterhood and faith, Lemonade spoke to the complexities of what it means to be woman, and black, and black women in defense of black men, who sometimes betray us.
Beyond its powerful social impact, for me, Lemonade represented a coming of age, a transitioning, a reconciliation between the girlish hopefulness of my teens, and the carefree disregard of my early twenties. I belong to a generation of black women who transitioned into adulthood Bey adjacent. We mimicked the dance moves to "Say My Name" in our dorm rooms, and made "Bug-A-Boo" the universal anthem for our late teenage woes. Beyoncé's catalogue was the soundtrack as we tried on our feminism, intoxicated ourselves with love and learned the kinds of hard earned lessons that only life can teach.
We're adults now, women in our thirties, occupying the roles of daughter, partner, mother and full-grown woman, and none of it feels the way it looked from a distance. Having experienced the depths of betrayal, apathy, hope and reconciliation, we are more layered, more transparent and more interesting than ever before. Our realities have exceeded our expectations in some places, and fallen short in others. If we're being honest, we'll admit that the journey into womanhood has left us a little bitter, but still sweet, kind of like...Lemonade
https://blavity.com/beyonce-lemonade-al ... year-later
With this video, I felt like this was probably how people gathered when MJ Thriller (video) was about to debut. The hype. Th excitement. A music video turned into a movie styled theme. I could picture families and friends gathering with popcorn and silence to watch this intriguing movie. What a time to be alive!!!Jesper wrote:HAPPY ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY LEGENDARY ALBUM
THE VISUAL MASTERPIECE LEMONADE
| Ciara | Beyoncé | Janet | Toni | Kelly R | Leona | Tinashe | Whitney | Brandy | Monica | Tevin | Mariah | Britney |
Buy it on iTunes then.naughtynae wrote:I really like this album but I've not listened to it in a long time because i don't want to download it illegally. I only have Spotify now. I wish she'd/they'd upload it.
I moved country and can't purchase from iTunes.KEY9481 wrote:Buy it on iTunes then.naughtynae wrote:I really like this album but I've not listened to it in a long time because i don't want to download it illegally. I only have Spotify now. I wish she'd/they'd upload it.