Tag: Beyoncé

Albums Kendrick Lamar: DAMN.

Kendrick Lamar: DAMN.

The Best Rapper Alive Returns With a Patchy But Strong Fourth LP, Once Again Affirming His Legendary Status   Listening to DAMN. over the course of the Easter long weekend, I couldn’t help feeling similarly to how I did two years ago when To Pimp a Butterfly dropped. Though there’s very little in the music here like …

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Songs Beyoncé’s “Die With You” is the Flipside of Lemonade

Beyoncé’s “Die With You” is the Flipside of Lemonade

This Touching Tribute to Her Marriage is the Final Word on How She’s Been Faring Since Last Year’s “Revelations”   Two years ago, on the seventh anniversary of her marriage to rapper/mogul Jay Z, Beyoncé uploaded a video of her performing the stripped-back ballad “Die With You”. It’s undoubtedly her best song that hasn’t seen wider …

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Music Grammys Reward White Mediocrity

Grammys Reward White Mediocrity

Yeah, I’m Making This A Race Thing, ‘Cause How Do You Not At This Point?   A few hours ago, Adele took home the Grammy for Album of the Year for 25, beating out Beyoncé’s Lemonade. Last year, Taylor Swift’s 1989 won over Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly. The year before that, Beck’s Morning Phase won over another Beyoncé record, …

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Music Best Songs in the Hottest 100

Best Songs in the Hottest 100

Looking at Music that Popticon Doesn’t Often Give it’s Fair Due, Here’s What We Enjoyed in Triple J’s Hottest 100   This afternoon, countless Australians around the country gathered to have a barbie and a game of beach cricket in order to commemorate our unblemished history and awesome treatment of Aboriginal people. Many will take …

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