Beyoncé has been campaigning to raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey, and now she’s hopped on a new remix of Colombian singer J Balvin and French singer-producer Willy William’s recent hit “Mi Gente” for a similar cause. “I am donating my proceeds from this song to hurricane relief charities for Puerto Rico, Mexico, … More »
The year was 2011. Winter was on the verge of melting away, but the sounds emanating from the north were still plenty frigid. From out of the newly ascendant Toronto scene that gave us Drake came a dark and mysterious figure calling himself the Weeknd. We’d later learn this person was Abel Tesfaye, a child … More »
Certain copies of the recent vinyl release of Beyoncé’s Lemonade were accidentally pressed with the first half of Canadian punk band Zex’s 2017 album Uphill Battle. According to Pitchfork, select A-sides of the lemonade-yellow vinyl are instead the A-side of the Zex album, which was put out by More »
Beyoncé grew up in Houston, and she’s been using her considerable power to try to help those in the area affected by Hurricane Harvey. She’ll participate in a relief telethon later this week, and today, she spoke to a crowd of evacuees gathered at Houston’s St. John’s Church. “This today is a celebration … More »
Beyonce further cemented her status as America’s Queen when she dropped her surprise album titled Lemonade in 2016. The album went on to win a Grammy for the Best Urban Contemporary Album, while earning another win for Best Music Video for her track “Formation.” The album was a stunning success, so die-hard Beyonce fans have yet another Beyonce-special to celebrate as it was recently announced that Beyonce will be releasing a limited edition Vinyl box set of Lemonade.
The set will contain a double vinyl LP as well as audio and visual album downloads. The album itself was released alongside a 60-minute HBO film also titled Lemonade, so it is only fitting for her vinyl release to have visual components as well. Lastly, the set will come with a 600 page coffee table book titled How To Make Lemonade.
How To Make Lemonade features behind-the-scenes photos from the making of the album as well as notes, poems and essays from the artist. Its forward is written by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, with additional poetry by Warsan Shire. Fans can pre-order the limited edition set on Beyonce’s website starting at $299.99.
Beyoncé can now add writing a foreword to a Prince book to her resume. Entertainment Weekly reports that Prince: A Private View, a book that collects Afshin Shahidi’s pictures of Prince, will feature some words from the Beyhive leader. “Truth be told, the word ‘icon’ only scratches the surface of what Prince was … More »
Taylor Swift has been a little too quiet lately. Some might call that a blessing; this is, after all, a woman who can saturate your entire news feed without trying very hard, and one who is also known for trying extremely hard, a polarizing figure who’s been known to wear out her welcome even among … More »