Post Tagged with: "Beyonce"

DC’s Most Exciting Summer Musical Performances

DC’s Most Exciting Summer Musical Performances

July 27 Jay Z & Beyoncé at FedExField Queen B and J-Hova are coming to FedExField in Landover, Md., on July 27 and 28 to cement their reign as one of music’s biggest power couples. FedExField, a football stadium with a capacity of 82,000 people, is one of the few[Read More…]

LUX: Amplifying Black Voices

LUX: Amplifying Black Voices

This was arguably the year of Beyoncé. Her visual album “Lemonade” was widely acclaimed for its originality. She dominated the headlines after announcing earlier this month that she is pregnant with twins. But when it came time for the Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, The Recording Academy passed up Beyoncé[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Recent and Upcoming Music Releases

Recent Releases ‘Lemonade’ — Beyonce This surprise release took the music world by storm with hints at Jay-Z’s infidelity and an outstanding vocal performance by Queen B. Released alongside an hour-long short film, “Lemonade” serves as a soundtrack of pain, regret, confusion and, most of all, triumph. Venturing from soul to[Read More…]

The Buzz About ‘Lemonade’

Before it came out on Tidal and iTunes, before HBO gave it an online slot, and even before it was announced, it was destined to be the next big thing, and we all knew it. It is the album “Lemonade,” and it is incredible. I say this not only as[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
A still from "Don't Hurt Yourself"

Album Review: ‘Lemonade’

★★★★★ Beyoncé premiered her sixth solo album on HBO Saturday – but calling it an “album” is a gross understatement. “Lemonade” is a visual masterpiece that redefines what it means to be an artist, swiftly dismissing anyone who doubts that she is the reigning queen of the music industry. In[Read More…]

SOBOWALE: It Is Time To Get ‘In-Formation’

SOBOWALE: It Is Time To Get ‘In-Formation’

This week the lovely Beyoncé Knowles, the queen of pop and, arguably, everything else, appeared on the cover of the May 2016 issue of Elle magazine. Her latest album is still nowhere to be found, but she came out of her recent shroud of mystery to give Elle an exclusive[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 3 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke in Gaston Hall on Friday.

Author Adichie Discusses Race, Gender

Critically acclaimed Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who has delivered notable TED talks — including one sampled by Beyoncé — spoke about issues of race, gender and the creative writing process with African Studies Director Scott Taylor in Gaston Hall on Friday. The event was sponsored by the African Society,[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

The Face of Modern Feminism

  If you were to ask 10 Georgetown students what feminism is, you would get 10 different answers. The word and its associated movement, even though they have been seen as controversial by some, have inspired generations of women on both sides of the political aisle to become more involved[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 4 comments Features, The Guide

Jay Z and Beyonce prove that they are still music royalty with their tour 'On The Run' which has been filmed by HBO.

Television Review: ‘On The Run’

★★★★☆ When you think of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, what images pop into your head? Is it Brooklyn and Houston and mind-boggling personal and professional success? Or is it a gang king and a princess taking names at any cost, careening out of control until they reach their bitter end? Chances[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
DAVIS: Beyoncé in Sync with Feminism

DAVIS: Beyoncé in Sync with Feminism

Since her paradoxical “Independent Woman” and “Cater 2 U” days with Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé Knowles has long  been at the center of many conversations about the feminist politics of respectability. Her supposedly suggestive spread in the February issue of men’s magazine GQ reignited controversy over what some would say are her wishy-washy feminist ideals. In[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments Opinion