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Her new hit solo single, which evokes the R&B sounds of the ’90s, shows off the singer’s prowess both as an artist and as an entertainer.

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Her new hit solo single, which evokes the R&B sounds of the ’90s, shows off the singer’s prowess both as an artist and as an entertainer.

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With the singer’s recent release ‘Planet Her’ comes a renewed focus on captivating styles, something that has been lacking from mainstream pop as of late.

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With the singer’s recent release ‘Planet Her’ comes a renewed focus on captivating styles, something that has been lacking from mainstream pop as of late.

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As 2021 gets started, it is important to take a moment to reflect on some of last year’s biggest cultural moments.

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As 2021 gets started, it is important to take a moment to reflect on some of last year’s biggest cultural moments.

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Oftentimes fitting conventional, beauty standards gets you more opportunities in life. Here’s how this concept affects young adult women.

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Oftentimes fitting conventional, beauty standards gets you more opportunities in life. Here’s how this concept affects young adult women.

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Beyoncé’s latest release is a celebration of Black beauty to empower Black women. The project unites African music and cultures in a visual masterpiece.

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Beyoncé’s latest release is a celebration of Black beauty to empower Black women. The project unites African music and cultures in a visual masterpiece.

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These influential and socially aware individuals are more than capable of running the Oval Office.

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These influential and socially aware individuals are more than capable of running the Oval Office.

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With the release of her latest visual album, Beyonce has set the bar yet again with a powerful tribute to Black culture.

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With the release of her latest visual album, Beyonce has set the bar yet again with a powerful tribute to Black culture.

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Queen Bey is back with a new visual album that aims to uplift Black culture, but not everyone is excited about it.

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Queen Bey is back with a new visual album that aims to uplift Black culture, but not everyone is excited about it.

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Ryan Tedder’s band has been releasing versatile hits for nearly two decades, but they still remain under the radar.

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Ryan Tedder’s band has been releasing versatile hits for nearly two decades, but they still remain under the radar.

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The white singer’s racially coded complaints about the success of several black female artists perpetuate a harmful dichotomy between white femininity and black female aggression.

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The white singer’s racially coded complaints about the success of several black female artists perpetuate a harmful dichotomy between white femininity and black female aggression.

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There are some critical absences this year. First off: Awkwafina.

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There are some critical absences this year. First off: Awkwafina.

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The announcement has many excited, but still courts some controversy.

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The announcement has many excited, but still courts some controversy.

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Released just moments after her Sweetener World Tour ended, this recording perfectly captures the intensity and skill of the musician’s live performances.

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Released just moments after her Sweetener World Tour ended, this recording perfectly captures the intensity and skill of the musician’s live performances.

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Just because you can consume it doesn’t mean it was made for you.

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Just because you can consume it doesn’t mean it was made for you.

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The corresponding Beyoncé album mirrors past Disney music projects, like Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Black Panther: The Album.’

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The corresponding Beyoncé album mirrors past Disney music projects, like Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Black Panther: The Album.’

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Rap and hip-hop is once again turning to Africa for inspiration.

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Rap and hip-hop is once again turning to Africa for inspiration.

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‘There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.’ — Shakespeare, ‘Hamlet’

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‘There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.’ — Shakespeare, ‘Hamlet’

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As the eligibility period comes to a close, Ariana Grande and Billie Eilish look to dominate.

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As the eligibility period comes to a close, Ariana Grande and Billie Eilish look to dominate.

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The award show’s cryptic methodology has led to widespread criticism in recent years.

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The award show’s cryptic methodology has led to widespread criticism in recent years.

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Tyler Mitchell will be the first African-American photographer to shoot the magazine’s cover in its 126 years of operation.

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Tyler Mitchell will be the first African-American photographer to shoot the magazine’s cover in its 126 years of operation.

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She knows she’s famous enough to release a No. 1 album with zero publicity.

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She knows she’s famous enough to release a No. 1 album with zero publicity.

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Fittingly, the couple’s work of art belongs in a museum.

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Fittingly, the couple’s work of art belongs in a museum.

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Yes, I re-downloaded Tidal for this. And it was worth it.

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Yes, I re-downloaded Tidal for this. And it was worth it.

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If you couldn’t attend the second weekend, here’s what you missed.

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If you couldn’t attend the second weekend, here’s what you missed.

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These are the albums that are (or should be) defining the decade.

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These are the albums that are (or should be) defining the decade.

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Two artists, working in different fields and from different generations, connect over a shared experience.

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Two artists, working in different fields and from different generations, connect over a shared experience.

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If you don’t think Béyonce is an artist after listening to her newest album, you’re wrong.

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If you don’t think Béyonce is an artist after listening to her newest album, you’re wrong.

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A powerful black woman making a powerful racial statement. Political? Yes. Criticizable? Absolutely not.

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A powerful black woman making a powerful racial statement. Political? Yes. Criticizable? Absolutely not.